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Grace Omondi hopes to become an MP in Kenya’s 2013 elections. It is a deeply sexist society, with only seven percent elected female MPs in the last parliament. In Nairobi’s Makadara constituency where she is standing, voters call her a prostitute when she doesn’t give them cash handouts. Grace isn’t fazed. “I have started this journey to win,” she says.

This film is part of a series of interviews with ordinary Kenyans carried out during the election period by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. All views represented here are of the individuals concerned.


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