Kenya: Factors Affecting Women’s Political representation

Although women make up a significant portion of the population in Kenya, the political representation by women tells a different story. According to the latest census figures, there are 19,192,458 male and 19,417,639 females in Kenya, making women a majority.  Since independence in 1963 , the political landscape has been dominated by men right from state house to the grass roots. To a certain extent, the problem can be traced to the foundation of the nation because over 99.5 percent of its