Kenya's High Court: constitution requires the parliament to enact gender quota law under threat of dissolution

By PTI Feeds, 30 March 2017
Kenya’s High Court today gave parliament 60 days to enact legislation that would make it obligatory to have more female lawmakers, or face dissolution. The 2010 constitution requires that no more than two thirds of lawmakers should be men, a principle hailed at the time as a big step towards equality. However the current male-dominated parliament has repeatedly rejected legislation to enforc[...] Read more here:


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