National Gender and Equality Commission
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.

history
Gender Commission Kenya
vision

A society free from all forms of inequality and discrimination

Gender Commission Kenya
mission

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 Mutinda

Chairperson

The Commission

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

Dr Joel Muriithi Chomba

Vice Chairperson

Hon. Priscilla Nyokabi Kanyua

Commissioner

Dr. Florence Nyokabi Wachira, MBS

Commissioner

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