Chief Justice Martha Koome has flown to Uganda for the 17th International Association of Women Judges Africa Region Conference in Kampala, Uganda.
Upon her arrival, she met with the Ugandan Head of State president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni together with the Chief Justice of Uganda for a brief meeting.
In her message, she has noted that she spoke of the changing state of affairs across the continent regarding the representation of women in the Judiciary and other leadership positions.
She has also disclosed that in the Kenyan Judiciary, we currently have 91 male against 81 female judges; 298 male against 295 female Judicial Officers (Magistrates).
The theme of the Conference is; "Women Judges: Breaking Barriers to Equal Justice, Strengthening Institutions." The National Association of Women Judges Uganda under the leadership of Justice Henrietta Wolayo, is hosting this year’s Conference.
In his speech, President Museveni said that when it comes to free Education to women in Uganda, he is fighting alone since even the head teachers of schools have become local parasites to the movement by failing it, leading to the many drop outs of girls from school.
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