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Uproar Over Standard Media’s Insensitive Tweet

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The Standard Media caused an uproar online after posting an insensitive tweet of what a female Minister would carry if Kenya had a female Treasury Cabinet Secretary:

While in today’s world women are still fighting to have a seat at the table, gender equality still has a long way to go especially with some adults who hold the thought of what a “proper woman” should look or act like.

Despite underlyingly pointing out that Kenya has never had a female Treasury Cabinet Secretary since independence, the Media house was faulted for their misogynist point of example.

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There’s a thousand other conversations that could come from our country having a female Treasury Cabinet Secretary but this should not be one of them!

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Written by Merxcine Cush

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