KENYA: Drawing a line between sex work and bar work

Thursday, November 27, 2008
NAIROBI Wednesday, October 29, 2008 (IRIN) - A man in a bar gets progressively more drunk and disorderly, his speech growing more slurred and his sexual advances to a waitress becoming more aggressive as he tries to get her to go home with him. The scene is from a sketch at the second national bar hostesses' conference in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, where bar staff told the gathering they often had to deal with sexual violence and harassment. "People don't respect you as a bar worker; they...