#Vote A Dada

Participation of young women in Kenya’s electoral and political processes remains dismally low due to chains of challenges ranging from socio-cultural barriers such as poverty levels to political processes.

Youth Agenda has been keen to do programming that would enable young women equally participate and are represented at all levels of governance.

Project Results

■ Three Young women elected as County Women Representatives (Garissa, West Pokot, Laikipia)
■ Two Young women elected in single member constituencies (Gilgil, Samburu)
■ Three Young Women nominated to Senate
■ 22 Young women elected as MCAs
■ 181 Young Women nominated as MCAs
■ Profiled 8 young women candidates through Vlogs; these had a cumulative reach of 178,528
■ 300 women marched to end electoral violence against women
■ 181 Young Women nominated as MCAs
■ 119 women MCAs trained post election
■ Five women Caucus’ established & formalized
■ Three Intra- County Women’s caucus peer-learning platforms