Prison life is one of the hardest places to strive in and female Prisoners, are not getting it any easier than their male inmates.
Female prisoners in Mtangani GK Prison in Mallindi, Kilifi County of Kenya have submitted a petition to the authorities to increase the time they spend with their spouse and boyfriends when they visit them.
According to them, the time given is so small and for that matter, they do not enjoy the sex they get.
Sofia Swaleh, an inmate serving a life sentence said the time allocated to their visiting spouses and relatives is very short and does not allow satisfy their sexual appetite.
” the Government, through the leadership of Kenyan prisons, should introduce a law that allows women serving lengthy jail terms enjoy sexual intimacy with their visiting husbands.” she said.
Mtangani GK Prison senior administrator, Purity Nkatha Muthaura disclosed in an interview that what the prisoners are asking for, is now impossible to grant until the parliament pass a new law to grant such a request.