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Kenya’s parliament has a gender-parity problem

By Heather Bourbeau / November 29, 2018 / Comments Off on Kenya’s parliament has a gender-parity problem

A bill to amend the Kenyan constitution and increase by one-third women’s representation in parliament was again postponed, and won’t resurface until 2019. This follows a Kenyan Higher Court order to parliamentarians to create gender quotas in the nation’s newly adopted 2010 constitution. Kenya has an unusual parliamentary structure. The National Assembly and Senate have a majority […]

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Taking the government out of CDMX

By Mark A. Bonta / October 9, 2018 / Comments Off on Taking the government out of CDMX

Too many people and vehicles, not enough water — and then there are the earthquakes. Like many of Earth’s megacities, the larger Mexico City gets, the more unsustainable it becomes. The solution? Move 31 government agencies to other provinces, a process that is now underway. After the massive quake of 1985, a single agency was […]

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