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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.

Overall Goal

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.


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

core values

Fairness, Inclusiveness, Accountability, Teamwork and Integrity

Betty Sungura-Nyabuto, MBS

Betty Sungura-Nyabuto, MBS

Commission Secretary

The Secretariat

The Secretariat is headed by the Commission Secretary/CEO who oversees day to day management.

Paul Kuria

Paul Kuria

Director Programmes and Research

Desire Njamwea

Desire Njamwea

Assistant Director, Legal and Investigation

Winfred Wambua

Winfred Wambua

Assistant Director, Programs

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