WINGS-ku:WINGS #45-17 Kenyan Women's Political Rights 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
WINGS-ku  WINGS #45-17 Kenyan Women's Political Rights  and the struggle to be elected 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Kenya's 2010 Constitution says neither gender may hold more than 2/3 of the seats in any elected body. As of 2017, the struggle is still on for women to get their share. Sauti ya Wanawake - Pwani (The Voice of Women Organization) has been training women to run for public office. Between the 2013 and 2017 national elections, they saw real progress. They held a recent meeting to study what went wrong for women who lost in the Coastal Region of Kenya.
Featured Speakers/Guests: Beldine Otieno is programmes officer in charge of governance at the Voice of Women Organization. Esha Nizar vied for the women representative seat from Lamu County, as a member of a political party; Victoria Dume vied for women representative in Kilifi County, as an independent. Neither won. Ann Waiguru spoke on television when she won the race for Govenor of Kirinyaga County, in Central Kenya.  
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Notes: Credits:
  Interviews produced by Diana Wanyonyi; additional content for non-Kenyans written and voiced by Frieda Werden; short news excerpt from "Women enjoying a historic moment in Kenya's politics" - 
Politics and Activism | Money in Politics | International News | Governance / Law | Political Parties | Feminism | Africa | Kenya  
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  Malindi Town and Mombasa, Kenya; Denman Island BC, Canada  02-25-2018  English 
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wingsku4517KenyaPolitics  192Kbps mp3 (39.56MB) Mono 
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