Kenya Wins Global Award for Promoting Women in Politics
Kenya has won an international award for promoting the political advancement of women.
The award by the Women in Parliaments Global Forum was expected to be handed over to President Uhuru Kenyatta at an international summit that opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, later in March 2015.
News of the award was broken Monday morning to Kenyan delegates attending the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN Headquarters in New York by Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru.
“We are very happy because Kenya is getting placed very well on the world map,” Ms Waiguru said.
The CS is the head of Kenya’s delegation to the 10-day conference.
She was speaking to delegates who include women MPs, senators and members of the civil society at a review meeting at the Kenya Permanent Mission to the United Nations…