Joseph Njenga Saitoti (left), an official of the United Disabled Persons of Kenya (UDPK) addresses a gender and disability inclusion workshop in Maanzoni, Machakos County on 23rd October, 2014.
MACHAKOS: Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is formulating a policy on public participation, gender and disability inclusion in the electoral process.
The Commission is developing a programme and putting in place measures geared towards enhancing effective participation of youth, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups and other vulnerable persons in political processes.
A three-day workshop is currently ongoing at Maanzoni, Machakos County to conduct a gender and disability audit in the electoral process as well as collect views that will inform the inclusion policy.