Kenya: How female political aspirants are wooing voters

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February 21, 2022

Kenya: How female political aspirants are wooing voters

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Kenya: How female political aspirants are wooing voters - Credits: Nation

Female aspirants seeking elective seats in the 2022 General Election have adopted varying strategies to woo voters.

Esnahs Nyaramba, an aspirant for Kisii Woman County Representative has found mobilising youth to register for national identity cards, a beneficial means of selling her agenda.

“I educate them on the importance of voting while I share with them my development plan. It becomes easier for them to campaign for me among their parents and peers since I have connected with them,” she says.

For more than a decade, she has worked with the community towards ending female genital mutilation (FGM), the work which she says has raised her visibility in the villages.

Click here to read the full article published by Nation on 22 December 2021.

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Author: 
More Obiria
Publisher: 
Nation
Publication year: 
2021
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Partner: 
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)