KENYA: Jacinta Wanjiku: "They think they can touch me anywhere they want"

Thursday, November 27, 2008
NAIROBI Wednesday, October 29, 2008 (IRIN) - Jacinta Wanjiku, 40, has been a waitress for 15 years, but lost her most recent job two weeks ago; she told IRIN/PlusNews that she was probably sacked because she is getting older and the management wanted to replace her with a fresher face to attract male customers. "It's a job; it pays the bills and feeds the kids and the tips help, but on the whole, it comes with many problems. "The salary is poor - at my last job I was paid only 4,000 shillings...