In the March 2013 election, the average age of the female voter in Nairobi was 35, and like many other parts of Kenya, there were far more registered male voters than there were female registered voters, with 236,612 more men registered than women. The reasons why there were fewer women on the ballot in Kenya’s most urban county have yet to be discussed. Will the voter register reflect a change this time around? One woman certainly hopes so.
This is Sheena Makena-Ngondi’s #MyVoterStory. She will be voting in Nairobi in the upcoming general election.