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Below are some of the frequently asked questions about National Gender and Equality Commission and our work

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a person who has attained the age of sixty five years

Article 260 of Kenya’s Constitution defines a Youth as a person aged between eighteen (18) years and thirty four (34) years. The United Nations defines Youth as persons between the ages of 15 and 24 years. Under the African Youth Charter a Youth is a person between 15 and 35 years

any person with any physical, sensory, mental, psychological or other impairment, condition or illness that has, or is perceived by significant sectors of the community to have a substantial or long term effect on an individual’s ability to carry out ordinary day to day activities

a group of people who, because of laws or practices before, on or after the effective date, were or are disadvantaged by discrimination on one or more of the grounds in Article 27 (4) of the Constitution

Ensuring that the concerns of women and men form an integral dimension of the design of all policies, laws and administrative procedures including budgeting and budget implementation, and the monitoring and evaluation of programmes implementing such policies, laws and administrative procedures in all political, economic and societal spheres; so as to ensure that women and men benefit equally, and that inequality is not perpetuated

this is the social definition of women and men among different communities and cultures, classes, ages and during different periods in history


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