The Jennifer Riria Hub

Empowering Women to Take Up Their Rightful Spaces

On 16th September 2020, Echo Network Africa in partnership with Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA), Common Women Agenda (COWA), Kenya Pipeline Company and KEPSA Foundation hosted a workshop on “The Space for Women in National Resource Sharing and Budget Making Processes”.The objective of the workshop was to enhance the capacity of women Members of Parliament at the National level. The workshop aimed at enhancing the representation, participation and inclusion of women in resource allocation and management; strengthening the capacities of KEWOPA Members to influence policies and development of the budget-making process; strengthening the partnership of Women Parliamentarians and Women Leaders in championing gender-related budgetary allocations; ensuring women’s political representation is linked to resources and economics and engendering the Budget Process and in particular the Covid-19 Economic Recovery Stimulus Programmes.