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.learn more
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.
A society free from all forms of inequality and discrimination
To promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination for all persons in Kenya
A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.
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The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity
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The constitution states that not more than two-thirds of the members of elective bodies can be of the same gender.