Nick Civil Rights Issues published: 1 year ago 1

What is the constitution?

  • KYR Legal
    1 year ago

    The Constitution of Kenya is the supreme law of the Republic of Kenya. There have been three significant versions of the constitution, with the most recent redraft being enabled in 2010. The 2010 edition replaced the 1963 independence constitution. The constitution was presented to the Attorney General of Kenya on 7 April 2010, officially published on 6 May 2010, and was subjected to a referendum on 4 August 2010. The new Constitution was approved by 67% of Kenyan voters. The constitution was promulgated on 27 August 2010. You can also find more information here:

Mzalendo Civil Rights Issues published: 6 months ago 0

"All Sovereign power belongs to the people of Kenya and shall be exercised only in accordance with this Constitution" Article 1 (i), Constitution of Kenya, 2010 #Constitution #Mzalendo


KYR Africa Employment Issues published: 4 months ago 0

QUESTION OF THE DAY What has been your experience of Parental leave? Please do share your good, bad and or ugly experiences. KENYAN LAW According to section 29 of the Constitution of Kenya, female workers are entitled to fully paid three months’ maternity leave. Additionally, maternity leave does not take away the employee s entitlement to annual leave under section 28. Section 5(3) (a) of the constitution protects female employees from harassment and discrimination by the employee on the basis of being pregnant. The law also entitles a male employee to a two weeks paternity leaves with full pay. While many employees in private and government institutions get maternity benefits from their employers, a huge percentage of women especially in the informal sector do not enjoy these benefits as required by the constitution. Lastly, as an employee, get information about your rights to maternity leave and your employer s policies regarding the same. #ParentalLeave


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