MPs asked to conduct themselves with dignity
31 March 2015, 09:34
Nyandarua - Members of Parliament have been urged to conduct themselves with utmost dignity since they represent the image of their electorate.
Ndaragwa Mp, Waweru Nderitu and his Oljororok counterpart J.M Waiganjo said the behaviours of some of their colleagues in Parliament make them feel ashamed when they interact with people.
Nderitu called for the prosecution of his colleagues accused of indecent behavior.
Waiganjo said the “honourable” tag given to the Mps belongs to those who elected them and when they misbehave, it amounts to insulting those who elected them.
Kakamega Woman Representative Rachael Ameso Amolo pointed out that sexual harassment against women was rampant and called for strict action to curb it.
She warned those who defile children saying she is ready to organize a seminar for men to be taught how to approach grown up women so that they stop targeting minors.
“If you want a seminar we can organize with your MP to teach men how to seduce women so they can let our daughters to continue with their education," Amolo said.
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The three were among the 12 Mps who attended the launch of Oljororok Constituency Children Literary Festival, a funfair for school students who excelled in various fields in their schools.
Amolo said most young girls are living in fear of being raped noting that this might negatively affect their future relationships.
She encouraged women to stand firm and fight for their rights adding that they were not safe even in the National Assembly where several claims of sexual assault against female MPs have been reported.
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