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Kenyatta Roots For Empowerment Of Young Women and Girls

Kenyatta Roots For Empowerment Of Young Women and Girls

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African women leaders to remain united in developing mutual positions and advocacy for the empowerment of women and girls. Speaking during the inaugural African Women Leaders Network Inter-Generation Retreat, President Kenyatta said there is an increased demand for ways that will help break gender stereotypes and attitudes that propagate discrimination […]

President Kenyatta To Speak At Global Conference On Women And Girls In Canada

President Kenyatta To Speak At Global Conference On Women And Girls In Canada

President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Tuesday join over 8,000 delegates from more than 165 countries at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The three day conference will explore how power can drive or hinder progress and change for a more gender equal world. GENDER EQUALITY The conference, held every three years, is a […]

Kenyatta Vows To Push For Women, Children Empowerment

Kenyatta Vows To Push For Women, Children Empowerment

President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised to address opportunities for more women to get in power, education for all children and an end to female genital mutilation. Mr Kenyatta was responding to a question on how he was going to use his power during the opening of the four-day Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. […]

Kenyatta Orders Audit On The Filthy Rich In Kenya

Kenyatta Orders Audit On The Filthy Rich In Kenya

A lifestyle audit, prosecutions and severing ties with erstwhile allies are the morning announcement that came from State House ahead of the much awaited State of the Nation address. In a brave show, what Kenyans are now used to, President Kenyatta on Thursday said rich Kenyans who have not been paying their taxes will be […]

Kenyatta Honours Women In Public Service

Kenyatta Honours Women In Public Service

More than 20 women were recognised yesterday by the government for their various contributions to socioeconomic and political spheres in Kenya. Christened Trailblazers, the list includes veterans who have been involved with various causes and initiatives aimed at empowering women and the Kenyan society since independence. The awards coincided with the launch of a book, […]

Kenyatta Applauds Women For Saving Victims Of Patel Dam

Kenyatta Applauds Women For Saving Victims Of Patel Dam

Ms Mary Waruguru, a volunteer who saved 30 victims of the Patel Dam tragedy last week, has received special recognition from President Uhuru Kenyatta. During inter-denominational prayers for 47 people who died in the tragedy in Solai, Nakuru County, President Kenyatta, in a surprise move, held Ms Waruguru’s hand as she passed by his side. […]

FIDA Asks Uhuru Kenyatta To Appoint 7 Women To The Cabinet

FIDA Asks Uhuru Kenyatta To Appoint 7 Women To The Cabinet

The Federation of Women Lawyers wants President Kenyatta to appoint at least seven women to his Cabinet for his second term, and is prepared to give him a list of those it thinks are qualified. Ms Josephine Wambua-Mongare, the chairperson of the FIDA-Kenya cited the constitutional requirement that not more than two-thirds of elected and […]

Pass the Two Thirds Gender Rule, President Kenyatta Urges Parliament

Pass the Two Thirds Gender Rule, President Kenyatta Urges Parliament

President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged Parliament to pass the two thirds gender rule to show appreciation for the role women have played in Kenya’s progress. President Kenyatta said women have played a big role in the liberation of Kenya and the subsequent progress the country has achieved. He spoke at the funeral service of his […]