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Q+A: Kenya "running out of time" to bring more women into parliament - lawyer

By Katy Migiro | Fri, 6 Dec 2013 15:32 PM
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NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kenya’s female lawyers are preparing a bill to guarantee women one-third of all seats in parliament, at the same time the government is dragging its feet on meeting this constitutional requirement.

In Kenya, women have performed poorly in elections, at best winning only 8 percent of elected seats in parliament. Violence, cultural and social stereotypes,...

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