Culture a major setback to Maasai women in politics, says Lydia Ntimama

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Culture a major setback to Maasai women in politics, says Lydia Ntimama

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Maasai women have made great progress in fighting oppressive cultural practices, says Lydia Ntimama, a Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) candidate for Narok County woman representative.

She says she is happy and encouraged by the progress, adding that the cultural practices have been a major drawback on women’s progress in politics and other spheres of leadership.

Ms Ntimama, who has served as a nominated councillor in Narok, says women in the county and especially from the Maasai community, have come a long way and are now champions in political, social and economic world.

Click here to read the full article published by Daily Nation on 15 June 2020.

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