Running to lead

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What you need to know:

  • For most young people, however, this road is also paved with stereotypes and ageism – discrimination on the grounds of age.


  • In Kenya, politics is often regarded as a space for experienced individuals. 


  • Ahead of the 2022 General Election, four young aspirants who have made the decision to jump into the murky and often turbulent waters of politics share their experiences.

The road to becoming a political leader is long, exhausting and in most cases, financially draining. Ask the aspirants. For most young people, however, this road is also paved with stereotypes and ageism – discrimination on the grounds of age.

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