Political parties provide apt structures for women to earn, contribute and shape the country’s political leadership. Speaking in Nairobi on 12th July at a Badili Grassroot Women engagement forum, Registrar of Political Parties, Ann Nderitu, outlined measures ORPP prides itself in empowering women in political parties and politics.
Championing for amendments in the Political Parties Act, 2011 responsive to women issues; undertaking series of capacity building programmes for women interested in politics; convening sessions for women engagement amongst themselves are some major milestones ORPP had set out have enhanced inclusivity in political processes.
Registrar of Political Party addresses participants during Badili grassroot women forum at Radisson blue hotel, Nairobi
“All the women here have a personal responsibility of supporting women candidates in the upcoming polls,” said the Registrar.
Other speakers lauded the forum, which provided technical know-how to the participants’ better involvement in the electoral processes. Badili Africa is an organization that empowers youths and women and promotes their active participation in civic, political and democratic processes.