Kenya's One-Third Gender Dilemma

The attorney general has petitioned the Supreme Court on the interpretation of the one-third gender rule and the presidential elections.

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Attorney General Prof. Githu Muigai petitions the supreme court on the gender representation rule.

  • Kenya:   Aspirant Wants Court to Rule On One-Third Gender Rule

    The Star, 9 October 2012

    Uasin-Gishu county governor aspirant Julius Bitok has asked the courts to interpret the one-third gender clause in the constitution. He said the courts' directive is essential… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Gender Rule Ruling 'Soon'

    The Star, 1 October 2012

    THE stalemate surrounding the gender parity rule will only be solved by the Supreme Court, the chairman of the Commission on Administrative Justice Otiende Amollo said at the… Read more »

  • Kenya:   The Two-Thirds Rule On Gender Is Untenable

    The Star, 26 September 2012

    It is now clear that the two-thirds gender rule is untenable in elective positions. Even the law experts seem to be cornered. This mess requires reasoning and leadership to get out… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Govt Yet to Solve Gender Dilemma

    Capital FM, 25 September 2012

    Members of Parliament have once again postponed debate on a key Constitutional Amendment Bill that seeks to explain how the one third gender rule in representation is to be met. Read more »

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