"They do have sexual needs which they have to attend to.

Now the dispute has moved to the nation's bedrooms.

Lead from the front Patricia Nyaundi, executive director of the Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida), one of the organisations in the campaign, said they hoped the seven-day sex ban would force the squabbling rivals to make up.

The National Assembly’s subcommittee is meeting on Wednesday, January 10 2018, to review the rules and discuss the draft procedure for removing a president.

Homosexual rape is rife in prisons in Kenya and Zanzibar.

But many think that in jail there is protection around the clock, not knowing that prison may be more dangerous than the life they left behind.

One man told me he was raped within hours of the gates closing behind him at Kamiti Maximum Security Prison, where he was jailed for five years for robbery.The Women's Development Organisation coalition said they would also pay prostitutes to join their strike.The campaigners are asking the wives of the Kenyan president and the prime minister to join in the embargo.Given that most African cultures do not entertain homosexuality, what else encourages rape in these African male prisons?"Prisoners are just human beings," said Emmanuel Wetangula, a lawyer in one of Kenya's leading law firms."Great decisions are made during pillow talk, so we are asking the two ladies at that intimate moment to ask their husbands: 'Darling can you do something for Kenya?