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Wielding power for women in Kenya

Wielding power for women in Kenya (2)

To increase participation of women in Leadership and governance

Project Duration: 1st July 2011 to June 30th 2013

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Project Partners

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Project Partners: G10 Coalition

  • African Woman and Child Feature Services (AWCFS)
  • Caucus for Women’s Leadership (the CAUCUS)
  • Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW)
  • Coalition on Violence Against Women (COVAW)
  • Development Through Media (DTM)
  • Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya (FIDA - Kenya)
  • Gender and Media Initiative (GEM)
  • Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization (MYWO)
  • National Council of the Women of Kenya (NCWK)
  • Tomorrow’s Child Initiative (TCI)
  • Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF) Kenya
  • Young Women Leadership Institute (YWLI)



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Project Objectives

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  1. To enhance the critical numbers and capacity of women to influence within the governance and leadership structures
  2. To secure political power for leadership, and influence government policies, and regulations;
  3. To participate in the process of implementing the new constitution and negotiate a contract that is commensurate with women’s numbers and significance.
  4. To gain voice, space and an ability to influence through media and in turn capture and re-organize the public space.
  5. To Increase awareness on women rights, change of attitude and reduced violence against women and discriminative tenancies


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