Parliament fails to beat deadline on gender rule

Parliament Buildings in Nairobi on March 30, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Neither the National Assembly nor the Senate have obeyed Justice John Mativo’s order.

  • High Court case was filed by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights, the Kenya Human Rights Commission, the Centre for Rights Education and Awareness, and the Community Advocacy and Awareness Trust.

Parliament has failed to beat the 60-day deadline set by a judge in March to enact laws to bring into the effect the two-thirds gender rule.

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