Mirriam Nthenge's blog

Article 27 (3) of the Constitution in the lens of grassroots women

‘My name is Jackline[1]  and am a member of Gataka self-help group.’

 

Breathing life into Article 81 of the Constitution: Reflections ahead of 2017 elections

Electoral violence is costly. It not only takes away citizens’ lives, it undermines stable democracies. This was my personal reflection at the beginning of the Rift Valley Institute and Society for International Development organised ‘Freedom from intimidation, violence and corruption: International and national reflections ahead of Kenyan elections’ seminar on April 20. The event opened with close to 100 participants offering a moment of silence in honour of those of who have lost their lives through electoral violence.