Women in Politics

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Lady Justice Nancy Baraza

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Gender agenda bears fruit as Nancy Barasa becomes first Kenyan Woman Deputy Chief Justice

For those who have tasted the turbulent political waters it is not easy. According to Ms Inviolata Mmbwavi (38), a parliamentary aspirant for Embakasi Constituency it is not easy fighting forspace with the male counterparts.

“Society still perceives politics as a space where only men can deliver and not women,” she says.

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Julia Ojiambo

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Nostalgic journey on women’s empowerment, 25 years later

At the peak of her public life Dr Julia Ojiambo was an assistant minister, an MP and a renowned scholar, besides being a resolute crusader for the rights of women. It was at this time when most women were still shackled down by cultural conservatism of the maledominated society, and these achievements, as ironclad as they seem made her stand out of the crowd.

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