This news has broken the norm that ladies should have a share of their parents properties when they pass on.

The six sisters who won a landmark inheritance case against their brothers have received title deeds for part of the 42 acres piece of land left behind by their father.

On Friday officials from the ministry of land gave the sisters deeds showing that they will each own five acres of the land.

The sisters from Cheborgei village in Bureti constituency, shed tears of joy as they sang and danced their way to receive the deeds from Pauline Muriithia, the Deputy land registrar.

The occasion was witnessed by a group of women rights crusaders from across the country.

The 42-acre piece of land originally belonged to sisters’ father, Joel Korir who died in 2012. The two brother who had challenged their sisters’ right to inherit the land will share 12 acres of the land.

On July 24 last year, Justice Mumbi Ngugi ruled that in relation to the estate of the Joel Cheruiyot Korir, the six women to inherit the property left behind by their father.