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Kenyan Women Leaders Bold Enough to Scramble for Top Government Positions with Men

Martha Koome

Martha Koome emerged the position of kenyan chief justice despite of ten other applicants becoming the first Female chief justice in Kenya.She was pronounced the chief justice on 7th April of this year. During her interview, she was asked how she planned to cope with challenges that might come along her ways as the first female chief justice of Kenya. Her response to that question stands out till date. She told her interviewees that the challenges she would face, were same as those faced by men saying she was prepared for them.

Martha Karua

Martha karua is the only woman who has ever participated in Kenyan presidential elections race. She has also held many political positions since time immemorial. Other than being the longest serving member of parliament for Gatundu constituency, she has as well served in Kenyan judicial system. She once served in the high court of Kenya as an advocate and minister of justice: a post in which she retired in 2009. Above all, she is also known as an advocate for social justice.

Philomena Mwilu

Philomena Mwilu is the current deputy chief justice in Kenya. She is entitled as both a lawyer and a judge. Philomena Mwilu became the deputy chief justice and the vice president of the supreme court since 28th October of 2016.

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