Alongside the lack of income and support, CSWs report reduced access to essential health care services, harm reduction services, STI testing and a lack in vital commodities such as condoms and lubricants. Recommended reads:.
With markets, bars and restaurants closed and a curfew between 7pm- 5am CSWs have lost clients.
She worked for Kenya Broadcasting Corporation from to as a reporter and news editor. She is currently a part-time lecturer at Daystar University's School of Communications, mostly teaching broadcast journalism. NASCOP issued technical guidance to all services including information, education and communication materials e.
All sex workers called on the government to provide them with support and food.
Among those arrested and quarantined are CSWs, who forced out onto the streets run increased risk of being harassed by police. The New York Times reports that the Kenyan government has taken increased measures to enforce social distancing by arresting and forcefully quarantining people for 14 days.
She shared how she deals with these traumatic experiences, and how she finds the inner strength to continue fighting for justice.
Mar 1, She is currently a part-time lecturer at Daystar University's School of Communications, mostly teaching broadcast journalism. Younger generations are leaving villages for city work or professional development abroad.
As a counselor to children who have survived sexual violence, she hears the children's tales of suffering. You might also be interested in one of the following sections:. Working primarily in the streets, from homes or from hotels the current situation left many with a serious shortage of income.