Gender Democracy

The Gender Component contributes to the transformation of gender relations in Kenya and the region in order to realize human rights for all members of society. Our main focus areas enhance women’s effective political participation in Kenya, challenge patriarchy and democratic rollback in the region from a feminist perspective, and amplify gender and sexual minority rights through regional networking, learning processes, capacity building, awareness creation, research and documentation of experiences of women leaders. The programme also builds knowledge and facilitates discourse on gender diversity.

Engendering Political Leadership

HBS has profiled 9 women form across the continent, who, under different conditions, political systems, and in their own way, have tried to use their political platforms to mainstream women`s agenda into policy and legislation.

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