A home hallway is rented out for the dance floor in the city’s suburban area. Music is ringing in loud, and only women on the dance floor are looking at dancing.
In these women, 22-year-old Manitoba and 25-year-old Khadija have been dancing. Both have strong interactions.
As Muslim women, they have little chance of enjoying their city’s night life. They say that women of all faiths participate in such dance parties.
Says Khadija: “When we dance to a dance party, sometimes we have to take a hijab for everyone to socialize, because when people see us in the hijab, they say,” What are you doing here? ”
“This is difficult because there are no specific clubs for women in Kenya,” he said, bridesmaid.
But now there is a team behind this new evening of Nairobi that argues that only the dance parties set for women have the safe opportunities to enjoy their “night life.”
Although only the idea of the dance parties for women is unique, the concept of a specific and safe place for women is not new.
“Such a place is even better because they are not allowed to have a free mix with men,” Khadija said. ‘
With his good friend in the same dance party, the 26-year-old, also says, “You have to take a lot of attention to a place with men.” You just want to go out with your friends but men are going to tease you. ‘
You feel safe in the same place where women are, and you realize you are with people who understand you. ‘
The dance party has a strong security and only a few men have been allowed to go in and they also have to leave a woman there. Then they are being told to go there immediately.
It is not only a dance to the party, but each individual is bound by a single sex policy. Bar tenders, security staff, DJs, Saskatchewan and Bere are all women.
Getting out with friends and having unpleasant experiences with women in mixed clubs, there are a number of reasons to welcome the idea of specific parties for women.
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“When I knew it was a safe place for women, I immediately became a part of it,” says Shani. ‘
The bridesmaid and their daughters loved to go to the club, and they had to address Twitter for women with a specific dance party.
This evening was named as “” The Gonatli Silk “, whose concept came to Njoki Nigomi, Katjerry Gugago and Atti Khasani. All of these women are members of the “nest Collective” group of Kenya, which works on arts in different fields, including movies, music.
They only started specific dance parties for women in the year 2018, but it was aimed at just a fun evening.
“The year 2018 was a difficult year for many Kenyan women,” says Nigomi. There were many incidents of violence against women, people in online and in real life were more stubborn in disdain of hating the woman. ‘
“There were many stories of sexual harassment to women,” he added. We just wanted them to create places for them using the power of women where they are usually not welcome, especially places where they can enjoy the night life. ‘
Recently, Kenya has been in the news because of some of the popular incidents of women’s rape and murder.
In 2018, world Charitable institutions ‘ Plan International ‘ has kept Nairobi on the sixth place in the list of those 22 cities in the world where women are most sexually harassed.
“Kenya’s 50% of women are vulnerable to harassment in public places,” experts say. While in May 2019, Kenya’s Women’s Federation of proponents (floored-Kenya) warned that more than 50 women have been killed in the first five months of this year.
In religions such as Islam and even in Indian, Arabic cultures, there are specific opportunities and places for women, although these opportunities are prevailing under the social elders or religious system.
However, only the specific parties for women in Kenya are considered to be gay gamers, who reject something like this.
“We deliberately collect only women and celebrate together, but people think it is a certain kind of one. These ceremonies are definitely for women, but there are no parties like this. We welcome all people who are not in any sex. ‘
This is a assurance for those involved in the sex community who publicly threaten and even violence in Kenya, and they have embraced it openly.
Homosexuality is illegal in Kenya and its punishment is 14 years imprisonment. In May 2019, the Kenya High Court was challenged by the campaigning on homosexuality and retained the law of homosexuality.
The 23-year-old, who is homosexual, says that only a specific party for women, where you have no opinion, is the most typical of this year.
The administrators of these parties hope that they do not only hold specific dance parties for women in Kenya, but in the whole of Africa.
“This is a global problem,” he says. Here are the disadvantages of the women’s nightclub, the environment and its identity. Now that we are joining the club culture mainstream, we want to have places where women can celebrate. ‘
In this story, names have been changed to not reveal the original identity of a few roles.