National Gender and Equality Commission
Gender-NGEC-Kenya
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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 discriination for all persons in Kenya

MEDIA

LATEST VIDEOS AND PHOTOS FROM OUR GALLERY

Kitui Equality and Inclusion Technical Working Group launch

Kitui Equality and Inclusion Technical Working Group launch

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Meeting with Kenya Girl Guides Association touching on the empowerment of girls and young women

Meeting with Kenya Girl Guides Association touching on the empowerment of girls and young women

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NGEC meets the Ambassador of Denmark to Kenya, HE Mette Knudsen at the Royal Danish Embassy

NGEC meets the Ambassador of Denmark to Kenya, HE Mette Knudsen at the Royal Danish Embassy

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At NGEC, we value partnership thats why we invite you to talk to us and see what we can achieve together

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LATEST NEWS

NGEC PAYS TRIBUTE TO LATE JANE KIANO
NGEC pays glowing tribute to late Jane Kiano
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NGEC WELCOMES ETHIOPIA PRESIDENT’S ELECTION
NGEC welcomes the election of Sahle-Work Zewde - the first female President of Ethiopia
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TWO THIRDS GENDER BILL TO BE THRASHED OUT
Two Thirds Gender Bill to be fine tuned
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COUNTIES URGED TO INVOLVE SIGS DURING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FORUMS
NGEC participated in the 7th Annual Conference of Chairpersons of Constitutional Commissions
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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
Country Debate

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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Government of Kenya
UN Women
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IDLO
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Jamii Thabiti
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Government of Kenya
UN Women
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