Kenya: Five Per Cent Women MPs to Represent Kenyan Women Aspirations

"So far according to our estimates, it is about seven per cent of women for the senate, seven per cent for the county assembly, and only three per cent for women governor candidates," said Ms Monika Izydorczyk, a member of the EU observer mission.

The observers report reveals the truth on global statistics that indicate less than 16 per cent of the world's parliamentarians are women. If it were not for affirmative action on gender as enshrined in the laws of the land, Kenya would be faring badly indeed at the 5 per cent mark.


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