The Organization of American States OAS says that the lack of statistics on the deaths of transgender people means that an entire section of the population is being ignored. It was so horrible. That is to say, she was a transgender woman. Will Costa Rica recognize this same-sex marriage? The data collected to date reveals that 30 percent of aggressions suffered by this population are committed by individuals, 17 percent by the police, and another 15 percent by other public workers. Kenisha lived among the claims and the religious teachings of her mother. I had to walk 5 kilometers in the dark.
A hypothesis is that one of her clients was her murderer.
Who killed Kenisha?
She was called Natalia Novoa, she was around 19 years old, she was there near the Ricardo Saprissa [Stadium] when two men and a woman arrived in a car and assaulted her. Afterwards, he tried to stab me. This occurred with other deaths and aggressions against transgender people which are hidden among official statistics: The OAS explains this fear: And while it is good that the new society is searching… for a situation of equality and equity, it is clear is that there is still a lot to be done. Despite the fact that Costa Rica lacks official data on the quantity of crimes or aggressions against transgender people as well as details pertaining to these attacks, organizations such as Transvida and Redlactrans started to collect their own data in that was shared with Proyecto Punto y Aparte and Semanario Universidad.
Kenisha lived among the claims and the religious teachings of her mother. Former Costa Rican presidents and political figures come out in support of same-sex marriage. Such a murder is committed not only by the executioner, but also by a society whose transphobia and rejection brings about many deaths: The failure of public policies and apathy are complicit with the fact that in Latin America, transgender people such as Kenisha have life expectancies of a mere 35 years. Will Costa Rica recognize this same-sex marriage? According to the CIDH, there is a close relationship between exclusion, discrimination, and the short life expectancies of transgender people. Her transgender identity was not understood by her family.