8 March 2014

Kenya: Flower Farm Gives Women Fair Chance

THE Oserian Limited has lauded the role women in the floriculture sector. The firm it is committed to addressing workers challenges.

Oserian Ltd has more than 5,000 workers.

The group's head of communication Dorcas Ngure said the new Kenyan Labor Laws advocate for favorable gender issues. She said Oserian's position on the law is reflected in its policies that present equal employment opportunities to women.

"At Oserian, women make up 34 per cent of our workforce and therefore crucial in running our organisation," Ngure said. She said the farm ensures women employees access health facilities and services.

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