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Where Women Are

Gender & The 2017 Kenyan Elections

While the drama of the complicated 2017 General election in Kenya unfolded and the clash between the patriarchs dominated the headlines, women were once again relegated to a secondary position in the public conversation. ‘Flower girls’. ‘Someone’s Wife’. These are some of the terms used to describe Kenyan women in politics - as simply accompanying and supporting men rather than having complex identities and public lives of their own. Yet Kenyan women were present and active, pushing agains...


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  • Publisher : Africae, Twaweza Communications
  • Series : Africae Studies
  • Place of publication : Nairobi
  • Year of publication : 2018
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 15 décembre 2020
  • EAN (Print version) : 9789966028815
  • Electronic EAN : 9782957305858
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.africae.1808
  • Number of pages : 208 p.

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