#12-22 Kenya Politics and Women … on the eve of new national elections
Zuleikha Hassan is one of the most outspoken members of Kenya’s Parliament. This episode covers several years of her political career, including being expelled from the floor of the Assembly for bringing her baby to work. Issues covered include breastfeeding, gender inclusive politics, and violence against women. Concludes with excerpt from a speech about a crackdown on rogue boda boda drivers.
Host(s): Frieda Werden, Diana Wanyonyi
Featured Speakers/Guests: Zuleikha Juma Hassan, Women’s Representative for Kwale County in Kenya’s National Assembly; Uhuru Kenyatta, outgoing President of Kenya
Credits: Produced by Diana Wanyonyi and Frieda Werden. Additional audio, Citizen TV
Comments: Targeted to air by August 9, 2022, the day of Kenya’s next national election. Still informative afterwards.