The Equalization Fund is an affirmative action legal instrument in line with Article 27(6) of the Constitution of Kenya that seeks to address the provision of these services by channelling resources to identified marginalized counties and by extension marginalised funds to bring the quality of those services to the level generally enjoyed by the rest of the nation. The National Gender and Equality.
Commission is mandated to among others work with other relevant institutions in the development of standards for the implementation of policies for the progressive realization of the economic and social rights specified in Article 43 of the Constitution and other written laws.
The report documents historical perspectives to marginalization in Kenya, in particular detailing various legislative and administrative reforms during colonial and post-colonial period that entrenched marginalization. Drawing on countries’ experiences, the report presents international practices on representation and integration of ethnic minorities and Marginalized communities in varying spheres of development.
NGEC Annual Report 2017-2018
NGEC Strategic Plan 2019-2024
REPORT ON 10TH WORKING SESSION OF THE OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP ON AGEING, 15th – 18th April 2019, UN HQ, NEW YORK
A child’s view on the proposal to lower the age of consent to 16 years
A partner report on the process of charcoal briquette production
The 2016/17 Financial Year presented yet another opportunity for the Commission to continue with its mandate of implementing strategic initiatives in the furtherance of promoting the principles of equality and inclusion in all spheres of life in Kenya. During this period, the secretariat focused on concluding ongoing projects with a special emphasis on preparations towards observing and monitoring the August 2017 general election
Documents the structure within which M&Ms coordinate and engage themselves in laying claim to their rights and in the pursuance of their development agenda; differentials in levels of marginalization among women, children, youth, elderly, and persons with disabilities among the minority and marginalized groups; current factors driving exclusion and discrimination of the selected groups and communities; and identifies structured mechanisms of engaging with the M&M groups geared towards reduction of gender inequalities and exclusion.