Kandara residents want all-female security team revised

Maragua residents in a past demonstration following increased insecurity in the area. Pressure groups have urged the government to revise the all-women security team to give it a gender balance, offer better security.

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What you need to know:

  • Pressure groups in Kandara Sub-county in Murang’a County want the government to review the composition of their security committee.
  • They say the team should reflect  principles of the Constitution that says, in article 27 (8) of the Bill of rights that “…not more than two-thirds of the members of elective or appointive bodies shall be of the same gender.

Pressure groups in Kandara Sub-county in Murang’a County want the government to review the composition of their security committee, saying it does not reflect gender parity.

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