EASSI Executive Director Marren Akatsa-Bukachi passes on

Marren Akatsa-Bukachi, 58, passed away on October 1st 2017 in Nairobi Kenya. Marren was the Executive Director of the Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI). During her 13 years at EASSI, Marren was a dedicated champion of women’s rights and gender equality in the Eastern and Horn of Africa. She is credited for leading EASSI and other women’s rights organizations in the EAC Partner States in a campaign for an EAC Gender Equality and Development Bill. The Bill was finally passed by the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) on March 8th 2017, after 10 years of campaigning. For more information, refer to our Memorials

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  1. George Wilfred Kaggwa-Reply
    November 20, 2018 at 11:38 pm

    So sad Marten passed on so soon!!!! Full of life , vim, dedication .

    Farewell thee Marren.
    Eternal peace

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