Sunday, May 3, 2009

Kenyan Women: "Sex Strike"

From Al Jazeera:
Women's groups in Kenya have started a week-long "sex strike", in an attempt to press the country's leaders to resolve rifts and work together.

Ten non-governmental organisations urged women across the nation to boycott sex with their husbands and partners along with a statement calling for reforms in government and action on promoting women's rights.

Rukia Subow, chairwoman of the Women's Development Organisation, said the group believed the boycott would persuade men to press the government to make peace.

"This is a national boycott to show that the women of this country have resolved to push for reforms," she said. "We want an urgent solution to the political problems facing this country."

The group would pay prostitutes so they would participate in the strike, Subow said.

1 comment:

Pam Walter said...

Any word on the success of this effort?