Kirinyaga governor Ann Waiguru has condemned the increased brutal killing of women in the country.
“It is increasingly scary to be a woman in Kenya.The past few weeks have treated us to shocking fatal acts of violence and it is heart wrenching. I strongly condemn all forms of violence and taking of life in public and private. I would like to invite us as a government to enforce our laws, policies, administrative and socio-economic measures that guarantee protection from, punishment for and eradication of all forms of Violence against women occurring in both public and private settings. May our daughters, sisters and mothers feel safer in our country and may the victims rest in peace,” Kawira wrote.
This comes after recent cases in which women have been killed inside rented houses such as Airbnb’s.
Different Human Rights Organisations led protests against the said femicide in Different counties early Saturday, 27th January.