Global Roundup: Kenya Sex Workers Call for…

Compiled by Samiha Hossain Illustration: Inge Snip via Open Democracy Sex workers in Kenya have reignited calls to decriminalize their work after new details emerge from the 2012 murder of sex worker Agnes Wanjiru. She was last seen with a white British soldier at a hotel in the town of Nanyuki, where the British army has a permanent base. Her body was discovered two months later in the hotel’s septic tank. It was reported in October this year that a British soldier had allegedly confessed at the time to the murder of Wanjiru. The Kenyan police announced that they were reopening the investigation into her murder with the support of the British government.

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