Activist Igoki's scars fire up fight for women’s rights

Flora Igoki Tera (right) is consoled while mourning the death of her son, in 2008. She had unsuccessfully vied for the North Imenti parliamentary seat. She has been using her past experience to seek peaceful solutions. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Her passion is to end discrimination and all forms of violence against women and children.
  • She advises Kenyan women politicians to stand out among their male counterparts by actively engaging in leadership.
  • Ms Igoki hopes that Kenyans will reap from the opportunities provided by devolution of resources.

Having been forced out of local politics by violent attacks in North Imenti, Meru, Ms Flora Igoki now intends to run for municipal office in Canada.

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