Kenyan Women MPs Fume as Gender Bill Fails, Again
House Speaker Justin Muturi has said the motion failed since the number of MPs present was not enough to necessitate a vote. This angered women MPs who reprimanded their male counterparts for their absence. The women are calling for more women representation in parliament but their plea continues to be met with opposition and ridicule as more MPs have publicly opposed the Bill.
Capital FM, 27 February 2019
The vote on the two-thirds Gender Bill has flopped once again due to a quorum hitch in the National Assembly. Read more »
Women MPs led by Kandara legislator Alice Wahome have accused Majority Leader Aden Duale who sponsored the bill of failing to lobby his male counterparts to support it.
Nation, 27 February 2019
Kenyans are watching keenly as members of the National Assembly, for the fourth time, vote on the enactment of the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2018, which seeks to… Read more »
Nairobi News, 27 February 2019
The National Assembly is expected to vote on the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, (National Assembly Bill No. 4 of 2018) popularly known as the Two-third Gender Bill on… Read more »
Nation, 25 February 2019
The National Assembly will on Wednesday take a vote on the elusive two-thirds gender bill. Read more »
The call for more women representation in Kenya's parliament continues to be met with opposition and ridicule as more MPs have publicly opposed the Bill. If the law were to be ... Read more »