by Kiko Matsing
The idea was conceived by a group of women who had set up a sewing business but found that they could not deliver their products because the village road was closed by the threat of violence…
The sewing group’s leader, Hasna Kandatu, said they warned their husbands they would be cut off from sex if they continued causing trouble.
Then I will out with it at last, my mighty secret! Oh! sister women, if we would compel our husbands to make peace, we must refrain…
Refrain from what? tell us, tell us!
But will you do it?
We will, we will, though we should die of it.
We must refrain from the male altogether….
(from The EServer Drama Collection)