We know that sex is deeply political. Old news. But Kenyan women are really upping the ante on this one. From prostitutes to the Prime Minister's wife, the nation's women are boycotting sex in protest of an ineffective and controversial coalition government. I don't know if I should be impressed with their courage and cleverness, or saddened by the violent backlash they're about to experience.
Moreover, should we be discouraged that this is the most effective political recourse for Kenyan women? Is this one of the few ways their voices are heard? Or is this just my privileged, puritanical Western bias coming through?
As it stands, I think I'm inclined to cheer these women on.