Kenya group shared experiences on fostering women’s political participation in Kenya over the last ten years. Focus on The Gender and Governance Program (GGP), a program that works to ensure women’s civil and political rights and gender equality in four main areas of governance.
The GGP is a results-based and knowledge- based national program with a core business of empowering women. The global commitment target for women representation is set at 30% and has further been reinforced by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which places centrally gender equality as a goal for 2015.
The GGP’s Vision is: “Towards 50:50 Women and Men Governing Together”. The GGP’s Mission is “to increase and enhance women participation and democratic governance processes at all levels.