“Journey Towards Gender Equality in Kenya: Exploring the Intersection of Gender, Law, and Custom”
We are delighted to extend an invitation to you for our upcoming hybrid seminar, “Journey Towards Gender Equality in Kenya: Exploring the Intersection of Gender, Law, and Custom.”
Details of the seminar are as follows:
- Date and Time: 4th October 2023, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM (EAT)
- Venue: Japanese Embassy in Kenya (Mara Road, Upper Hill. Nairobi) and Online (Zoom)
- Registration: Please register using this link
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Nairobi Research Station
Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi
African Women Studies Center, University of Nairobi
This seminar will delve into the multifaceted journey toward gender equality in Kenya, focusing on the complex interplay between gender dynamics, legal frameworks, and cultural customs. Following an inspiring keynote address by Hon. Roseline Njogu from the Ministry of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs of Kenya, distinguished experts and scholars will share their insights and engage in discussions to illuminate both the challenges and advancements in this vital area.
To access detailed information about the event, including the agenda, speakers, and registration, please refer to the attached poster. The registration link is provided within the poster for your convenience.
We encourage you to participate in this insightful seminar, either in person at the Japanese Embassy in Kenya or online, as it promises to be a platform for valuable discussions and knowledge sharing.
PROFESSOR WINIFRED KAMAU, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
HON. ROSELINE NJOGU, THE PRINCIPAL SECRETARY,
STATE DEPARTMENT FOR DIASPORA AFFAIRS,
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AND DIASPORA AFFAIRS OF KENYA
SESSION 1 – GENDER EQUALITY IN KENYA FROM LEGAL PERSPECTIVE
MODERATOR: MS AYAKO HATANO, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
DR AGNES MEROKA-MUTUA, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
MS. YVONNE ANYANGO OYIEKE, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
DR ROSELINE MUTUKU, STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY
SESSION 2 – GENDER EQUALITY IN KENYA FROM INTERDISCIPLINARY
MODERATOR: DR AGNES MEROKA-MUTUA, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
DR MANAMI HAYASHI, UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY-AFRICA
DR CAROLINE MARYGORETY AKINYI OTIENO, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
MS AYAKO HATANO, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
DR YUMI YAMANE, DIRECTOR OF JSPS NAIROBI RESEARCH STATION
Should you have any questions or require further information, do not hesitate to contact us at:
- Link to Poster https://onl.la/Utks9hU
- Email: nbo-academia [at] overseas.jsps.go.jp (replace [at] with @)
- Tel: +254 740 181 283 (WhatsApp)
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