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Long walk to gender equality for Samburu girls

Josephine Naserian (not her real name) sits pensively in her mother’s manyatta, nursing her three-month-old baby

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Winning and losing: Ayot’s political journey

For Cecilia Ayot, winning and losing in elections are familiar experiences in her political journey: She has won one election and lost two.

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Women legislators call for increased investment in gender equality initiatives

As Kenyans joined the rest of the world in marking International Women’s Day (IWD), women leaders across the political divide called for increased investment in women empowerment programmes tailored towards the realisation of gender equality

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It is now or never on the equality principle, legislators say

Women leaders have intensified the push for the adoption of a formula that will lead to the actualisation of the two-thirds gender principle as provided for in the Constitution of Kenya.

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Unregulated campaign financing hurt women

The women movement wants women MPs to reintroduce the campaign finance bill to help create an equal playing ground in future elections. Read More

Boosting the women agenda in the post-election period

Despite women of Kenya having limitless potential to transform the socio-economic spheres of their lives, patriarchy and other cultural practices continue to hold women back. Read more

Women leaders prove breaking glass ceiling is possible

There is no doubt that Kenyan women have continued to get the short end of the stick despite making up over 50 percent  of the population of 48 million. Read more

The 13th Parliament has to get it right on the Two Thirds Rule

The gender equality provisions in the Constitution were again put to test during the 2022 General Elections. Read More

Publications

SAUTI SASA April 2024 Issue : Succeeding against all odds.

SAUTI SASA March 2024 Issue : Investing in gender equality:

SAUTI SASA February 2024 Issue : When will they exhale: Struggle of Kenyan women political leaders

SAUTI SASA January 2024 Issue : We are up to the task, Women leaders say

Women Leadership brings hope and transformative change

50 journeys Stories of Courage and transformation from women political leaders in Kenya

Updates

Training of Communication Focal Persons of Women Political Leaders

Group photo for participants

On 30th November and 1st December, 2023, African Woman and Child Feature Service with the support of UN Women conducted a capacity enhancement workshop for communication focal persons in-charge of the communication stuff of women political leaders.
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Peace Actors

Milcah Nempiris from Kajiado County making her presentation

Forum for 15 women Peace Actors from seven counties on how to develop peace messages for 2022 Elections held in Nairobi. Peace Actors from  Wajir, Samburu, Homabay, Kisii, Embu, Kericho and Kajiado counties.

Training of GSU

Training of General Service Unit  (GSU)  Officers  on prevention and response to Sexual Gender Based Violence and protection of Vulnerable groups before, during and after Elections.

Programmes

Gender justice is the basic motivation in the push for the human rights of women and children. In this regard…

People are empowered when they understand how the media works, and can interpret and respond appropriately to the information disseminated…

Diversity within the media is reflected in content, as well as the variety of actors, platforms and technologies used. The…

Access to information is critical for the development of any society. We recognize the disparities in access to ICT between…

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