In this issue

Women’s movement set to change face of politics in Kenya

Women who are vying for various political positions recently converged in Nairobi to launch the Ni Mama Movement that seeks to have more women elected. Picture- Courtesy of National Women Steering Committee.

Will six month period deliver affirmative action in Parliament?

Members of women's movement and human rights organisations address the press after the ruling by Justice Mativo. Photo Courtesy

Kisumu’s nominated MCAs eye elective seats 

Farida Salim, a nominated MCA in Kisumu County assembly. She is contesting for the Shauri Moyo Ward seat. Photo Courtesy

Culture and patriarchy conspire to derail women’s political aspirations

A woman aspirant in a charged political rally addresses voters. . Aspirants from various political parties, men and women have come out in their large numbers to contest for the elective seats of their interest. Photo Courtesy

Law to save SGBV victims in the offing

NGEC Chairperson, Winnie Lichuma (green dotted dress) with Roberts Athewa, Joy Bigamba and Joyce Majiwa.

Female political aspirants not getting adequate, fair media coverage

Prof. Kimani Njogu, the Chief Executive Officer, Twaweza Communications address participants at the  round table meeting discussing women coverage in the media.Picture: Courtesy

Women aspirants urged to make use of Political Parties Disputes Tribunal

Chairman of the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal, Mr Kyalo Mbobu, with Commission Lilian Alwanga and CEO, Mrs. T. N. Estambale

Grace Akumu is not resting on her laurels as she seeks Kisumu County seat 

Grace Akumu,  the leader of Citizens Convention Party (CCP).  She is playing in the same league with a few other women who are leaders of political parties in this country. Photo: Oliver Ochieng

Africa bank sets into gear gender parity strategies

Africa Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina Photo Courtesy

Feminism, though misunderstood is being used to develop the world

Participants listen as feminists from across the globe share their experience.Picture:Courtesy