Her mother Ida Odinga, who she is very close to, advised her against dating a man she met in a bar."I'm very close to my mother, she is like my best friend.I went to see her last weekend, just a day before my birthday.Ms Odinga also revealed how it was like to grow up with a politician father."He always has time for us, he is busy yes, but he is always on the phone for you when you need him, I enjoy sitting with him, watching football," Ms Odinga said.We need women role models Ms Odinga feels that Kenyan young women need role models.Winnie is currently single Winnie Odinga in an interview with KTN Kenya, on Friday, March 11 revealed to Betty Kyalo how it is hard to get a 'nice' Kenyan guy to date, among other things.READ ALSO: Video: Raila addresses teachers through phone, promises them goodies if they vote out Uhuru According to Odinga, most Kenyan guys are to be found in bars, drinking.It is also very true that we have women of such qualities who are not married. Thus, it is very likely that it’s men who are boycotting marriage.
A whopping 73 per cent of women between the ages of 30 and 34 are married.
Even a cursory glance at the Nairobi roads this December will reveal that we had less weddings compared to a few years ago when on Saturdays, every second car on the street was part of a wedding motorcade.
As we scuttle towards the technological world, some individuals, including notably, the late heretical Professor William Ochieng’, believe that marriage has outlived its usefulness and we may gradually move away from it.
The 2014 Kenya Demographics & Health Survey indicated that 60 per cent of women (compared to 51 per cent of men) between the ages of 15 and 49 are in some sort of romantic union.
The majority of them are married while the rest (5 per cent of women and 2 per cent of men) are in ‘come we stay’ arrangements.