Ch.9 This article addresses many topics in the textbook as women in Kenya strugg…


Ch.9 This article addresses many topics in the textbook as women in Kenya struggle to gain political representation. The book describes electoral reforms to increase representation, but a quota proposal “has been repeatedly blocked by the male-dominated [90.2%] parliament.” In addition, the article refers to sexism that female politicians face, such as focusing on looks rather than leadership, which is described as a cultural explanation for disproportionate gender representation in politics.