Youth And Children

The functions of the department are derived from Section 8 of the National Gender and Equality Commission Act, 2011.

The department works with stakeholders to promote progressive realization of the Constitutional rights of youth and children at National and County governments.

Youth Services

  • Coordinate  a working group on issues relevant to the youth
  • Coordinate public education fora at grassroots to create awareness on gender equality and freedom from discrimination in relation to youth
  • Audit affirmative action initiatives to ensure youth are benefiting from such initiatives
  • Analyze performance contracting data submitted quarterly to Commission on youth employment in the National Government and prepare a status report
  •  Coordinate development  of standards for the implementation of policies  for progressive  realization of the rights of the youth spelt out in Article 55 of the Constitution
  •  Conduct research on matters relating to gender equality and freedom from discrimination pertaining to the  youth

Children Services

  • Coordinate  a working group on issues relating to realization of the rights of the child
  • Develop and maintain a database on violation of the rights of the child reported to NGEC
  • Conduct research on matters relating to the rights of the child
  • Coordinate  development of standards for the implementation of policies for progressive realization of the rights of the child spelt out in Article 53 of the Constitution
  •  Prepare  annual reports  on the status of child in Kenya

Launch of the Status of the Boy Child Report




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