In Kenya, Maendeleo Ya Wanawake wants more women in parliament

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In Kenya, Maendeleo Ya Wanawake wants more women in parliament

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Maendeleo Ya Wanawake national vice-chairperson Anne Kibet congratulates Pheobe Asiyo after gifting her with a head ornament during Asiyo's 90th birthday celebrations in Homa Bay town. [James Omoro, Standard]

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation now wants the government and political parties to recognise its members by ensuring that more women acquire elective positions ahead of the next General election.

The women’s organisation currently has more than four million members. The organisation's leadership wants the State to create an enabling environment for women eyeing elective posts.

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


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