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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Women Struggle to Fund Election Campaigns
Posters, campaign appearances, radio spots and television adverts: all are essential for winning office in Kenya's general elections, set for December, and all cost money that parliamentary candidates are responsible for raising in this East African...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Women Battle Violence And Rivals for Seats
The Dandora civic aspirant in the coming General Election, was recently beaten by three men and warned against carrying on with her campaigns. To read the full article, please visit the All Afirca's Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Women Show Their Might in Polls
Women parliamentary aspirants have proved their political strength by filling political heavyweights in party primaries. To read the full article, please visit the All Africa's Website
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Women Stood Up to Be Elected
Women boldly stood up to be elected during December's general elections. They turned out in their highest number ever -- 269 -- to contest Kenya's 210 parliamentary seats. To read the full article, please visit the All Africa's Website...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Women's Memorandum to the Mediation Team
This is a memorandum drafted and submitted by the Kenyan Women's Consultation Group on the Current Crisis in Kenya to the international mediation team. To read the full article, please visit the All Africa's Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Women's Sex Strike - G10 Press Statement
Thoroughly dissatisfied with the persistent failure of Kenya's leadership to rise above its petty squabbles for the country's greater interest, a coalition of women's groups known as the G10 is calling for a one-week sex strike. In a bid to...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Politics locks women from wealth forums
Women are being left out of key decisions on distribution of wealth and resources because they are not active in political parties, a new survey has revealed. According to the study by the University of Nairobi’s Institute for Development Studies...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenyan women set to make their mark in politics
 The August 2012 elections in Kenya will open doors to massive political participation by women for the first time ever. The new constitution in effect since August 2010 contains a provision that should radically change political representation for...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kenya: Political Parties Urged To Fight For Gender Parity
NAIROBI, Feb 23  -- Kenyan political parties have been urged to push for gender parity in order to meet the one-third women representation principle as required in the country's new Constitution ahead of the next general election. Addressing a...
Friday, August 27, 2010
Kenya's New Constitution: A New Beginning for Reforming Governance and Development in Kenya
NDI is pleased to welcome Kenya's new ambassador, Elkanah Odembo, to Washington, D.C. Following the historic constitutional referendum on Aug. 4 Amb. Odembo will discuss the new constitution and its implications for democratic development in Kenya....
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Kenya Human Development Report 1999: Gender and Human Development
This report presents an overview of the state of human development in Kenya, focusing primarily on poverty and gender inequality. It reflects the significant differences in economic and social development across provinces and districts, between...