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Kenya’s progressive 2010 constitution brought improved women’s representation in parliament and public life. But historical prejudices remain, always more intensely apparent during elections.
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The grandmother strategy has been effective in tackling sensitive issues such as family planning, early marriage, and female genital mutilation.