The Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) on 27th April elected Members for the executive committee for the 11th Parliament....Read More
- 2008 & 2012 Gender mainstreamed the Standing Orders of Parliament.
Gender Responsive Budgeting Guidebook for Parliament:
- 2012–Successfully developed a gender responsive budgeting guidebook for Parliament.
THE NEW CONSTITUTION OF KENYA
WOMENS GAINS IN THE CONSTITUTION
1.All forms of discrimination including violence against women are explicitly prohibited.'
2.Under the proposed constitution, women can own and inherit land. Matrimonial property is protected during and after termination of marriage.'
3.Customary law that is inconsistent with the constitution is void thus personal law which is discriminatory to women in contradiction with the constitution is invalid.'
4.Equality in marriage.'
5.Women’s representation is guaranteed.'
6.Women are recognized citizens and will be able to bestow citizenship to their foreign spouses or children born outside the country.'
7.Equal parental responsibility of the mother and father to provide for the child.'
8.Increased numbers of women in all decision making organs including the devolved government.'
9.Elimination of discrimination in laws, customs and practices related to land and property in land'
10.Any government or decision making organ that does not comply with the constitution is lawful and unconstitutional.'