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Cash, sexism and violence keep women out of Kenyan politics

The eight Kenyan presidential aspirants Mohammed Dida, James Ole Kiyiapi, Uhuru Kenyatta, Peter Kenneth, Musalia Mudavadi, Martha Karua, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Paul Muite (L-R) face off in the first ever presidential debate at Brookhouse School in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

The eight Kenyan presidential aspirants Mohammed Dida, James Ole Kiyiapi, Uhuru Kenyatta, Peter Kenneth, Musalia Mudavadi, Martha Karua, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Paul Muite (L-R) face off in the first ever presidential debate at...more

The eight Kenyan presidential aspirants Mohammed Dida, James Ole Kiyiapi, Uhuru Kenyatta, Peter Kenneth, Musalia Mudavadi, Martha Karua, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Paul Muite (L-R) face off in the first ever presidential debate at Brookhouse School in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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Martha Karua, the party leader for Narc Kenya party, arrives to take part in the first ever presidential debate at the Brookhouse School in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS) - RTR3DNJ3

Martha Karua, the party leader for Narc Kenya party, arrives to take part in the first ever presidential debate at the Brookhouse School in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS) - RTR3DNJ3

Martha Karua, the party leader for Narc Kenya party, arrives to take part in the first ever presidential debate at the Brookhouse School in Kenya's capital Nairobi February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Noor Khamis (KENYA - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS) - RTR3DNJ3
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