Events Calendar

27th June 2016 - KEWOPA / AWEPA Project on establishment and launch of the women Members of County Assembly Caucuses at Kisii County.


20th June 2016 - KEWOPA / AWEPA Project on establishment and launch of the women Members of County Assembly Caucuses at Bomet County.


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Welcome to KEWOPA

The Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) is a membership association of all women parliamentarians drawn from across all political parties both elected and nominated in the Senate and National Assembly.

Our Vision - Women and men are equitably represented in parliarment and decision making in public and private spheres to promote sustanable development.

Our Mission - To promote the advancement of parliarmentary democracy by enhancing knowledge & understanding of democratic governance and facilitate the networking of women parliarmentarians for the socio-economic and political development of Kenya.

Member of the Week

Hon Wanjiku Muhia MP

Constituency: Nyandarau
County: Nyandarua County
Political Affiliation: TNA

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Activities

- KEWOPA / AWEPA Project on establishment and launch of the women Members of County Assembly Caucuses
County:1) Kisii County 2) Bomet County

- Monitoring and Evaluation of the KEWOPA/UNWOMEN Mentorship      project on strengthening women’s voices and contributions in Parliament, County Assembly and within political parties.

- KEWOPA/UNWOMEN Mentorship project on strengthening womens voices and contributions in Parliament, County Assembly and within political parties.

Achievements

1. Legislative Function
Contributed towards the realization of the family Bills:- Marriage Act 2014 and the Matrimonial Property Act 2013 and Protection Against Domestic Violence Act

2. Representative function
Trained over 300 women members of county assembly and community leaders on the gender responsive budgeting guidelines and political party participation under the National Democratic Institute Programme.

3. Political parties function
Leadership and mentorship training for KEWOPA Members including a peer to peer mentorship program where the more experienced members mentor the first time members of parliament, a mentorship programme for women member of county assembly.

4.Institutional strengthening function
Increased technical staff (Programmes, Finance and Administration) at KEWOPA Secretariat from 5 to 9 to support the increased number of Women Members of Parliament.

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