Most powerful women in Kenyan Politics
Updated: Oct 2, 2018
The Kenyan government has made excellent steps in ensuring women get their rightful place in politics as they share the national cake together with men.
Our powerful women in Kenyan politics have proved to be bold, tough and sharp taking the right direction towards leadership. For several years, they have shown good gesture being aggressiveness making sure women in the entire nation get the best services on various projects.
As the gender representation debate rages on in the country , these women remind us that Kenya has already taken several steps in gender equity although much still need to be done.
Being the First Lady and the pillar of president of the republic of Kenya, president Uhuru Kenyatta… she is the most powerful woman in the entire country politically! She has finally won the hearts of many people globally as she ran several marathons raising funds for The beyond Zero Campaign and finally providing mobile clinics throughout the entire country.
Martha Karua, the iron lady from Gichugu in Kirinyaga county. She is also known as the Narc Kenya party leader. She is one of the most progressive woman politicians in Kenya. She is well known for her fights for Multiparty Democracy to when she tried and contested for presidency although she lost. She has stood up and proved that women in Kenya can be as good as men!
Have you ever heard of Aisha Jumwa? Don’t worry, she is one of the upcoming & most vocal female politicians from the Costal region of Kenya, she is known for her calm, calculated demeanor. She is the Kilifi County women representatives and has proved to be the most vocal in ODM party, the opposition party in Kenya.
Charity Kaluki Ngilu
She is one of the most vocal and visible women politicians in Ukambani and Kenya at large! Having run for the presidency of Kenya once and lost, she still managed to soldier-on in politics. She has also served in the ministry of health, water and lands recently and did a good job!
She is known as a passionate lady in the National Assembly during debates. She is the women Representative of Homabay County who is also a fierce debater. She earned her skills in politics at Kenyatta University and became the first female student elected as Secretary General of Students Union.