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National Gender and Equality Commission
The Commission continues to strengthen its human resource capacity through recruitment and training of staff and commissioners. For effective monitoring of employee performance and productivity, the Commission has implemented a performance management system, and enhance corporate governance practices.
To better reach the Mwananchi, Commission has continued to strengthen its regional offices through recruitment, capacity building and implementation of appropriate systems.
The Secretariat implements the policy decision approved by the board through resource mobilisation initiatives, strengthening collaborations and partnerships with development partners for financial and technical support of its programmes.
The proposed constitution was presented to the Attorney General of Kenya on 7 April 2010, officially published on 6 May 2010
A referendum held on 4 August 2010 approved the new Constitution by 67% of Kenyan voters
The new constitutions proposes Kenya National Human Rights and Equality Commission be established under Article 59 of the Constitution
The THE NATIONAL GENDER AND EQUALITY COMMISSIONS ACT, 2011 provides for establishment of The National Gender and Equality Commission as the successor in title to the National Commission on Gender and Development
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
Fairness, Inclusiveness, Accountability, Teamwork and Integrity
The Secretariat is headed by the Commission Secretary/CEO who oversees day to day management.