- Some women in Limuru constituency in Kenya are up in arms against drinking bar operators
- The women say, their families are not functioning normally because their husbands disappear from home as early as 7am to drinking bars
- They also explain that their husbands are no longer sexually active because they have become alcoholics
- Led by Susan Nyambura, the women, have warned bar operators in the constituency to stick to legal business hours
Women in Limuru constituency in Kenya are set against drinking bar operators on the back that their families have become dysfunctional as their husbands disappear from home as early as 7am to indulge in alcohol drinking.
The women complain that men are no longer sexually active and have given the bar owners an ultimatum to either adhere to legal business hours or they will invade their premises and destroy their stock.
The women say, the situation has been made worse by those who sell alcohol in their houses.
A leader of the women, Susan Nyambura, says the most affected are the villages.
"Men get drunk as early as 7am. It is very shameful for our men to be going to a barmaid's house for alcohol so early in the morning,’’ she bemoaned.
She lamented that when wives prepare breakfast, their husbands don't take. They rather go away only to return mid-morning drunk, dirty and tired, looking for lunch.
And if there is nothing to eat, their husbands go away only to come back at night making noise and at times, accompanied by dirty and drunk girls.
The women leader, Nyambura, who spoke at a popular trading center, disclosed that the situation is so dire that some men are unable to sire children.
Her lamentation is echoed by a 32-year-old lady, Mercy Njoki, who said they need to procreate as young people. But there are no men to do this with.
She bemoaned that at times, they are don't allow the men to come to them [wives] because the men make them feel dirty and leave them unsatisfied.
Njoki continued: "Some of the bars that are wrecking our families always keep their doors half opened with operators pretending to be washing from 7am but let in the men. They are supposed to open their business at 5pm."
She warns that it will no longer be business as usual for such people as women have decided to act and save their families.
She regrets that some of her age mates have separated from their husbands since the men neither perform in bed nor provide for their families.
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