campus and youth outreach program

In keeping with our tradition of continuous public engagements on pertinent national issues to promote productive discourse that influences policy formulation, the Governance Pillar intends to facilitate the hosting of a round of debates on inclusivity through constitutionalism. These debate are in line with our Campus and Youth Outreach Program that aims to have young men and women with increased …

women in patriarchy

Gender Equality in the Eyes of Millennials As the world celebrates the International Day of Women, it is important that we reflect on the gains made so far as achieving gender equity is concerned.  While societies have made considerable gains in appreciating the role of women in society, much remains to be done in order to cement the gains and …

leadership towards a better tomorrow

Kenya is one of the blessed countries in Africa.  We have been working towards having a better tomorrow and developing our country. Many years have gone by and we have been working together overcoming tribal boundaries and this has all along been the secret to steering the country forward. Elections in the country should unite us because this is the …

governance pillar forum

DISCUSSING KENYA’S DEMOCRATIZATION AND ELECTORAL REFORMS DATE: 19 OCT 2017- 4:00 P.M TO 5:00 P.M Venue: Governance Pillar Organization Office Participants Betty Waitherero, Blogger, media and communications consultant Kennedy Kanyali, Programme Advisor, political pluralism and diversity, KHRC Overview Kenya’s presidential election of 8 August was annulled by Supreme Court on 1 September. This was the first time a court in Africa …

youths to quit drugs

No Individuals that are mostly influenced by drugs than youths and youngsters. Utilizing liquor and drugs before the cerebrum has completely developed builds the risk for future dependence on liquor and drugs significantly. Youths who abuse drugs at a tender age end up relying on drugs throughout their entire life. Drugs abuse is one of the issues affecting the country …

Are leaders made or born?

Whether leaders are born or made, that depends based on your argument.  The question about whether leaders are born or made has raised a debate over the years and this has often led to two arguments. There are those who are born with unique qualities that show a set of leadership abilities and there are those that are made through …

Young MPs carry hopes of the youth

Kenyans expect a lot from the 12th Parliament, given that they chose to try out ‘hot blood’ through the new crop of leaders whom they elected to the House. The National Assembly, for instance, has many young legislators. They include Babu Owino, Charles Njagua Kanyi, aka Jaguar, John Kiarie, alias KJ, John Paul Mwirigi and Ndindi Nyoro. These politicians are …

3 women governors, 22 MPs a plus in gender parity

After last week’s polls, I can confidently say women have emerged as the main beneficiaries. They not only benefited from the goodies that come with the campaigns (women get lots of campaign tokens from candidates) but also gained numerical strength in the National Assembly and the Senate. Truly, they have seized the moment of promise. Leading up to this election, …