The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) was established by the National Gender and Equality Commission Act, 2011 pursuant to Article 59 (4) of the Constitution of Kenya. It is one of the three (3) successor commissions, NGEC, Commission on Administrative Justice and Kenya National Commission on Human Rights), to the Kenya National Human Rights and Equality Commission (KNHREC) established in Article 59 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. NGEC’s mandate is informed by Section 8 of the National Gender and Equality Commission Act 2011. NGEC focuses on Special Interest Groups, which include women, youth, persons with disabilities (PWDs), children, the older members of society, minorities and marginalized groupslearn more
A society free from gender inequality and all forms of discrimination
To promote gender equality and freedom from all forms of discrimination in Kenya, especially for special interest groups through ensuring compliance with policies, laws and practice
Our core values are; Fairness,Inclusiveness,Accountability, Teamwork and Integrity.
A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.
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
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity
Our chairperson Dr. Joyce Mutinda, PhD on health systems and gender norms
At NGEC, we value partnership thats why we invite you to talk to us and see what we can achieve togetherMore
The constitution states that not more than two-thirds of the members of elective bodies can be of the same gender.