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The illusion of inclusion : women's access to rights in Northern Kenya

  title={The illusion of inclusion : women's access to rights in Northern Kenya},
  author={Bonita Ayuko and Tanja Chopra},
Kenyan law is drafted with the intent to conform to various international human rights conventions and documents. Many of these laws are conducive to promoting gender equality; however, there are still major setbacks in achieving such equality in practice. Various factors make women unequal users of justice in the official system. Local power dynamics, for example, can prevent women from choosing where to address their grievances. The cost of accessing formal justice may also be prohibitive and… Expand
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