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About Awino Okech

Awino Okech has been involved in social justice work in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and South Africa over the last twelve years, focusing on women’s rights in conflict and post conflict societies, security sector governance and governance more broadly. She joined the Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS, London University, as a lecturer in September 2016. 

Articles by Awino Okech

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

A view of the Kenyan elections

Kenya’s violence cannot be regarded as isolated events unconnected to how society negotiates the terms on which it will live together by accounting for gender, class and regional dynamics.

Stay Woke: sustaining feminist organising in an uncertain world

Autonomous feminist spaces must be guarded jealously. They are an important lifeline for feminists to re-charge and breath in a world that remains hostile to women’s freedom. We must stay woke.

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