Kenyan Govt Urges Support for Gender Bill

Members of parliament are being urged by Prime Minister Raila Odinga to support a Bill that is expected to ensure the country achieves gender parity in its national assembly.

  • Kenya:   AG, Raila Lobby Lawmakers On Gender Bill

    Capital FM, 24 September 2012

    The government is urging Members of Parliament to support a Bill that backs party nominations to fill special seats in Parliament and the Senate, to meet the gender representation… Read more »


  • Kenya:   Breakthrough in Gender Balance Headache

    Capital FM, 19 September 2012

    The Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee (CIOC) has backed a proposed quota system to be used to achieve the requisite gender balance in the National Assembly. Read more »

  • Africa:   More Women in Party Top Brass Needed

    The Star, 10 September 2012

    The Registrar of Political Parties Lucy Ndung'u has revealed that her office is in the process of procuring a nomination system which will ensure fair nomination of women in the… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Workshop On Gender Balance Concludes in Mombasa

    Capital FM, 9 September 2012

    Members of Parliament on Friday converged in the coastal city of Mombasa to discuss the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill which seeks to find a way of attaining the two-thirds… Read more »

A special seating at the Kenyan parliament (file photo).


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