Political representation

Stripping a state of its statehood: Disenfranchisement of the people of Jammu and Kashmir

Stripping a state of its statehood: Disenfranchisement of the people of Jammu and Kashmir

The people of the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) were disenfranchised when the Parliament of India, through the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act 2019, deprived the territory of its...
Kenya’s Continual Failure to Meet their Two-Thirds Gender Quota

Kenya’s Continual Failure to Meet their Two-Thirds Gender Quota

Article twenty-seven of the Republic of Kenya’s 2010 Constitution states that the ‘State shall take legislative and other measures to implement the principle that not more than two-thirds of the...
Fighting for fair representation for women through dissolution of the Kenyan Parliament

Fighting for fair representation for women through dissolution of the Kenyan Parliament

In the Chief Justice’s advice to the President, Kenya’s current Chief Justice David Kenani Maraga has advised the President to dissolve parliament for failing to enact legislation that ensures gender...

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