The Institute for Education in Democracy (IED) is implementing a two-year project themed “Enhancing Gender Responsive Policies in Institutions of Governance”. This project is funded by our development partner – The Commonwealth Foundation – and is aimed at strengthening institutions of governance to adopt gender responsive policies through participatory platforms.
From 4th – 7th December 2014, the Civic Engagement and Flames of Democracy Program held its first ever training on Community Based Monitoring Systems (CBMS) at the Pearl Palace Hotel in Nairobi.
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party is idyllically supposed to be a democratic movement. However, contrary to its naming, the party has continually remained deviant from democratic culture and has suffered failure in enforcing regulations for intra-party democracy.
Affirmative action can be defined to mean positive discrimination that seeks to empower those that are disadvantaged by historical factors.
It is a deliberate policy or programme that seeks to remedy past discrimination by increasing chances of the affected to participate in what they were previously denied.