Kenya ranked top globally in gender equality reforms @WorldBank #hwhtw

October 15, 2011 at 12:25 pm Leave a comment

Bravo to Kenya!

Kenya ranked top globally in gender equality reforms

By GEOFFREY IRUNGU

Posted  Tuesday, October 11  2011 at  21:55

Increased access by women to justice, property rights and top jobs has seen Kenya emerge as the leading reformer globally in a report released by the World Bank on Tuesday.

The report says women in Kenya were greatly empowered by the new Constitution as well as other legal reforms that have been taking place in recent years.

“Kenya has achieved a lot in gender parity because of the new Constitution which is now being studied by many countries in the world that want to carry out reforms,” said David Bridgman, regional manager for Investment Climate Advisory services in Africa at the World Bank.

Read the full article: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Corporate+News/Kenya+ranked+top+globally+in+gender+equality+reforms+/-/539550/1253960/-/le10o3z/-/

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