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who we are

National Gender and Equality Commission

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.

Overall 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.For more click the About Us section above.

Gender Commission Kenya

A society free from all forms of inequality and discrimination

Gender Commission Kenya

To promote gender equality and freedom from discriination for all persons in Kenya

Gender Commission Kenya
core values

Fairness, Transparency, Accountability, Respect for Diversity, Inclusiveness and Integrity

Dr. Joyce Mwikali Mutinda, PhD, EBS


The Commission

The Commissioners are appointed by the President of the Republic and serve a one six year term.

Dr. Muriithi  J. Chomba Munyi, PhD, MBS

Dr. Muriithi J. Chomba Munyi, PhD, MBS

Vice Chairperson

Thomas Okoth Koyier

Thomas Okoth Koyier


Caroline Naikena Lentupuru, HSC

Caroline Naikena Lentupuru, HSC


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