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Do Kenyan woman have no say in their marriages? Lawmakers passed a bill legalising polygamy without a wife’s consent. While it needs to be signed by the president to become law, the bill sparked a national debate about women’s rights, local traditions and family values. Supporters defend it as a mere formalisation of tradition, but opponents say it takes away a woman’s choice and fails to take into consideration Kenya’s minorities. What do you think? Join us at 1930GMT.
In this episode, we speak to:
Wanjiku Muhia @WanjikuMuhia
Member of Parliament, Kenya
What do you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.