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CJ Maraga Advises Uhuru To Dissolve Parliament Over The Gender Rule

 Kenya’s top judge has advised the president to dissolve the country’s male-dominated Parliament, saying legislators failed to meet a consti...

 Kenya’s top judge has advised the president to dissolve the country’s male-dominated Parliament, saying legislators failed to meet a constitutional provision which would allow for one-third of seats to be occupied by women.


Despite Kenya’s 2010 constitution stating no more than two-thirds of any elected or appointed body can be of the same gender, women hold 22 percent of seats in the country’s lower house of Parliament, and 31 percent in the upper house.

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