Kenya: Women Treated As Second Class Citizens, Say Activists

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Kenya: Women Treated As Second Class Citizens, Say Activists

Women leaders yesterday raised concerns over the lack of a policy on the implementation of affirmative action in government. They said there is lack of consistency in the affirmative action measures, opening opportunities for subjective decision making "We call upon the President, the PM and the Commission for Implementation of the Constitution and other relevant commissions to adopt proactive measures to ensure the implementation of the one third principle as enshrined in the new constitution," Peninah Ogada of the University of Nairobi said in a statement.

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