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Trailblazer in the gender agenda

“I had a vision to be a member of the County Assembly of Meru not because of the money but because I had mission to take the women agenda forward.” These are the words of Lucy Mukaria the chairperson of the Meru Women Legislative Association (MEWOLA) who believes that leadership is about goals and the […]

Gender Justice and Human Rights Interactive Workshop

Date: 17-18 November 2018 Nairobi, Kenya OBJECTIVES In the age of the #MeToo movement, to help build a global network of youth and early-career activists who are passionate about gender justice. Through interactive and participatory methods, we will use a gender studies and international human rights framework to build knowledge around gender-based inequality and discrimination […]

Meru County judicial colloquium discusses SGBV against children

May 24 2018, marked the beginning of a new milestone with a rather conversational and a very informative two-day colloquium for the Meru County Judges, Magistrates and other judicial officers. The conversations on harnessing an effective and efficient judiciary in handling sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) matters had shifted to the county level, in […]

Women caucus chatting the path for the Women agenda

Asenath Kaimuri says when women combine their efforts, the impacts and contribution towards policy and legislative development is more extensive than individual efforts. This is in reference to the newly formed Meru County women caucus aimed at championing for the inclusion of women in political governance and development processes. “We operate in an environment that […]