There’s a darkness that hovers- Janet Mbugua talks dark Valentine vigil

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Janet Mbugua
Janet Mbugua

While people are anticipating for this year's Valentines day, the fight against femicide still continues. Media personality Janet Mbugua will be attending a dark vigil on Valentine's day in honour of women who have succumbed to femicide.

"It might be Valentine’s Day week, but there’s a darkness that hovers. This is because many who we should be celebrating love with, are instead being grieved," she wrote

She highlighted thing to do, that will keep the memory of our sisters who have been brutally killed, alive.

1. On Wednesday the 14th of February, there will be a Dark Valentine vigil taking place at the University of Nairobi Main Campus from 4PM to 7PM, as a vigil and memorial to our lost sisters as well as to put pressure on Parliament and County Assemblies opening on the 13th of Feb 2024 to read and act on our demands to our delivered petition. Locations for other similar vigils will be updated soon so please keep a look out. Please share widely and come if you can. Bring your friends, partners, family.

2. Ahead of the national vigil, if you are able to, please send some items to support those who will be participating. Items include: candles, water, flowers, handkerchiefs. Send them to Shem Plaza, Lusaka Rd, 5th floor. Contact 0740616551 for more information.

On 27th January, people assembled at Jeevanjee gardens and March in Nairobi CBD to fight femicide.

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Source : Mpasho Kenya