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WELCOME TO NGEC

The National Gender Equality Commission is a constitutional Commission established by an Act of Parliament in August 2011, as a successor commission to the Kenya National Human Rights and Equality Commission pursuant to Article 59 of the Constitution. NGEC derives its mandate from Articles 27, 43, and Chapter Fifteen of the Constitution; and section 8 of NGEC Act (Cap. 15) of 2011, with the objectives of promoting gender equality and freedom from discrimination.

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Gender Commission Kenya
GOAL

The over-arching goal for NGEC is to contribute to the reduction of gender inequalities and the discrimination against all; women, men, persons with disabilities, the youth, children, the elderly, minorities and marginalized communities.

Gender Commission Kenya
VISION

A society free from all forms of inequality and discrimination

Gender Commission Kenya
MISSION

To promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination for all persons in Kenya

LATEST IN NGEC

NGEC TO MONITOR TITLE DEED ISSUANCE TO ENSURE WOMEN BENEFIT
Historic title deed issuance confirms land inheritance no longer a preserve of one gender in Kenya .
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PLANS TO LAUNCH INCLUSIVE PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM MOOTED
Inclusive and accessible transport system on the agenda as BRT launch nears .
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CALL FOR ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES TO IMPLEMENT TWO THIRDS GENDER PRINCIPLE
Prof. Kobia calls for an alternative strategy in ensuring the realization of the not more than two thirds gender principle .
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BETTY NYABUTO SWORN IN AS COMMISSION SECRETARY
Betty Sungura Nyabuto is now the substantive Commission secretary after taking oath of office in a ceremony presided over by CJ David Maraga .
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QUOTABLE QUOTES

A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.




Jostein Gaarde
Writer

The genesis of Public Interest Litigation in listening to the voice of the voiceless and giving access to the poor, the marginalised, and the weak is a unique experiment to be lauded

Kapil Sibal
Indian Politician

The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity





Benjamin Disraeli
Former UK PM
MEDIA

LATEST VIDEOS AND PHOTOS FROM OUR GALLERY

Launch of Two Thirds Journey and Election Report Publications at Hilton

Launch of Two Thirds Journey and Election Report Publications at Hilton

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Swearing in of Commission Secretary Betty S. Nyabuto

Swearing in of Commission Secretary Betty S. Nyabuto

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CEO BETTY SUNGURA WELCOME

CEO BETTY SUNGURA WELCOME

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GENDER REPRESENTATION

2018 KENYAN PARLIAMENT

The constitution states that not more than two-thirds of the members of elective bodies can be of the same gender.

26.5%
National Assembly

22%

are women
Senate

31%

are women

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