Giving Women a Voice: Advocacy against Electoral Violence towards Women Candidates

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On 19th and 20th September 2017, seventeen women from Murang’a and Nairobi Counties who vied for the MCA seats during the 2017 General Election converged at Sagana Getaway resort to share their experiences. They gave harrowing accounts of violence perpetrated against them and members of their families. They also narrated how the entire electoral process […]

Murang’a Women Aspirants’ Evaluation Meeting: Women and Devolved Governance Project Phase 2

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12 Murang’a County Assembly women aspirants met at Eton Hotel in Thika on  24th April 2017 for an evaluation meeting concluding the second phase of the GIZ/CPS funded project Women and Governance: Building the capacity of Murang’á County Assembly Women  Aspirants to vie for the 2017 General Election. The meeting sought to review the project […]

Kikuyu Ward Positive Masculinities Tournament – “Tuwache Ngori”

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Thirime Stadium in Kikuyu played host to Kikuyu Ward Positive Masculinities Tournament on 26th March 2017. The lively tournament that had fans chanting “Tuwache Ngori” which means “let’s stop causing trouble” resonated with the tournament theme of combating Gender Based Violence by embracing positive masculinities. This was under the DKA Austria funded project “Working with young […]

Murang’a County Assembly Women Aspirants Training

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Under phase 2 of the project Women and Devolved governance: Building the capacity of Murang’a County Assembly Women Aspirants to vie for the 2017 General Elections, CEEC with support from GIZ/CPS carried out a five days’ training of 13 women from Murang’a who are aspiring to become Members of the County  Assembly (MCAs). The aspirants […]