Position: Senior Lecturer

Tittle/Qualifications:PhD-University of Birmingham, LLM –University of Warwick, LLB-UoN.
Department: Public Law, School of Law
Contact Address: Kenyatta University, School of Law,P O Box 47022 – 00100, Nairobi, KENYA
Email: musumba.linda.ku.ac.ke

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 Publications

  • Currently developing a Legal framework, on behalf of the African Union Commission, for the African Education Observatory, bringing together the work of the Pan African Institute of Education for Development (IPED) in Kinshasa, and the International Centre for Girls and Women’s Education in Africa (CIEFFA) in Ouagadougou.• Co-Editor of Book titled, ‘Balancing the Scales of Electoral Justice: 2013 Kenyan Election Disputes Resolution and Emerging Jurisprudence’, (2016) Edited by Dr Collins Odote and Dr Linda Musumba, International Development Law Organization (IDLO).
  • Book Chapter titled, ‘Best Foot Forward: A Critical Assessment of the Lawyering Demonstrated During the 2013 Presidential Election Petition in Kenya’, published in ‘Balancing the Scales of Electoral Justice: 2013 Kenyan Election Disputes Resolution and Emerging Jurisprudence’, (2016) Edited by Dr Collins Odote and Dr Linda Musumba, International Development Law Organization (IDLO).
  • Book Chapter titled, ‘The Case for Comprehensive Scenario Building as a Means for Pre-Testing the Articles of a Proposed Constitution to Ensure Viability Post Promulgation: A Case Study of Kenya.’ Published in, ‘Constitution-Building in Africa, (2015) Edited by: Jaap de Visser, Nico Steytler, Derek Powell and Ebenezer Durojaye, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape (Author: Dr Linda Musumba).
  • Reach for the Skies - UN Women Publication documenting Best Practices on Gender Rule Advocacy Processes and Women Political Participation in the Pre and Post-Election Period Process in Kenya. (Author: Dr Linda Musumba assisted by two Kenyatta University School of Law final year students Mr Alex Mwaniki and Mr Makambo Makabila).
  • Credit Accumulation and Transfer System for the Bachelor of Laws Programme – Commission of University Education Publication – Prepared by a team from several Law Schools in Kenya of which I was the team leader.
  • Attaining the Fifty Percent Target! Regional Strategy for Higher Representation of Women in Decision Making Positions. Book launched at the IGAD Conference to launch gender milestones held in Djibouti from 7 – 9 October 2013 (Authors: Prof. BT Costantinos and Dr Linda Musumba).
  • Running with the Baton! Regional Action Plan for Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325(2000) and 1820(2008) Book launched at the IGAD Conference to launch gender milestones held in Djibouti from 7 – 9 October 2013 (Author: Dr Linda Musumba).
  • Guidelines for Judicial Attachment: Kenyatta University School of Law – 2013 (Author: Dr Linda Musumba, assisted by two third year Kenyatta University School of Law students Ms Leyla Dahir and Mr Robert Mwangi).
    Edited Works:
  • Ejigu, Mersie (2012) “Environmental Security Assessment Guidelines and Training Manual in the IGAD Region”, L. A. Musumba (Ed.) (Djibouti, The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development).
  •  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (2012) “Guidelines for Transboundary Environmental Assessment in the IGAD Region”, L. A. Musumba (Ed.) (Djibouti, The Intergovernmental Authority On Development).
  • The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (2012) “IGAD Regional Environment Policy”, L. A. Musumba (Ed.) (Djibouti, The Intergovernmental Authority On Development).
  • The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (2012) “Protocol on Transboundary Environmental Assessment in the IGAD Region”, L. A. Musumba (Ed.) (Djibouti, The Intergovernmental Authority On Development).
  • The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (2012) “Regional Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Framework for the IGAD Region”, L. A. Musumba (Ed.) (Djibouti, The Intergovernmental Authority On Development).

 Conference Presentations

  • IGAD Gender Experts and Sixth Meeting of Ministers of Women/Gender Affairs Conference in Addis Ababa, 27 Nov – 1 December 2010 – Presentation of IGAD Gender Strategy for achieving the target of 50:50 status by 2015. This is the precursor to its presentation to the Heads of State Summit for endorsement as an official IGAD Policy/Strategy.
  • IGAD Regional Strategy for Higher Representation of Women in Decision Making Positions by 2015 – results of research presented to stakeholders from all the IGAD Member States at Inter Continental Hotel in Nairobi in June 2010.
  • Overcoming Challenges expected in the Implementation of the New Constitution – Paper presented to forum convened by Transparency International Kenya at Serena Hotel, Nairobi, 2 September 2010.
  • Scenario-Building and Consultative Session on The Road Map for Realisation of the Gains Envisaged for Women under the Proposed Constitution of Kenya – Paper presented to a forum bringing together various Women’s Organisations at Bounty Hotel, Nairobi, 17 July 2010.
  • IGAD Regional Strategy for Higher Representation of Women in Decision Making Positions by 2015 – Consultancy carried out together with an Ethiopian Consultant on behalf of the Gender Desk, Inter Governmental Authority on Development – May 2010
  • Comparative Trial Procedures in Constitutional Courts – Paper presented at the Interim Independent Constitutional Dispute Resolution Court Judges Retreat – 9 April 2010 – Mt Kenya Safari Club.
  • Constitutional Review: The Constitutional Order as A Driving Force for The Political Order – Paper presented to the Law Society of Kenya Conference – 17 February 2010
  • Principles of Legislative Drafting – Paper presented at Legal Resources Foundation Workshop for Pro Bono Lawyers – December 2009
  • The Human Rights Approach to Enhancing Women’s Participation and Representation in Decision Making Positions – Paper presented at IGAD Women Parliamentary Conference on 16 December 2009 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • The Role Of Women In Reconciliation Processes with an overview on International Humanitarian Law, Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) – Paper presented at the Africa Youth Trust Conference on The Equal Status And Human Rights Of Women In East Africa (Eahuwo) – 4 November 2009 – Lukenya.
  • Economic Inequalities in Kenya: An Issue of Governance? Paper presented at Kenya Vision 2030 - The Kenya We Want Conference (4-6 February 2009).
  • Parliamentary vs. Presidential Systems – Strengths and Weaknesses – Discussant of Paper at Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs Conference: Regional Conference on the Constitutional Democracy in Africa in the 21st Century; Challenges, Best Practices and Opportunities (19-22 August 2008).
  • An African Perspective in the search of an Alternative World – Paper presented at Tanzania Gender Networking Programme Conference in Tanzania September 2003.
  • Affirmative Action; an option for Kenya – Periodical for the National Commission on the Status of Women (Kenya) 1999.
  • A Comparative Analysis of the Constitution Making Processes in Uganda, South Africa, and Eritrea with reference to Kenya’s Process – Paper presented to the Education Centre for Women in Democracy for preparation of Women’s Position on Constitutional Reforms (2000).
  • The British Association for Literacy in Development – Conference on Communication across Sectors: Gender and Learning in Development.
    AWARDS
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