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Gender Commission Endorses Marriage Bill

The newly formed National Gender and Equality Commission has supported the Marriage Bill 2012 and called on Parliament to pass it.

The commission’s chairperson Winfred Lichuma said the Bill incorporated the rights of both spouses.

Lichuma said drafting of the Bill was a timely move that the commission believed would move the country forward and level the ground in marriages.

“I congratulate the Cabinet for making the move to secure and define the rights of spouses in the marriage insitution,” Lichuma said in a speech read on her behalf by the commission’s CEO Dr Rose Odhiambo in Migori town.

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