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EAC Launches the 50 Million Platform in Kenya

April 12th, 2021|

As part of the International Women's Day celebrations, on 8th March 2021; the Kenyan government, in partnership with the East African Community, launched the 50 Million African Women Speak Project Networking Platform from the Kenya School of Government (KSG), Kabete Campus, Nairobi. The 50 Million online platform is intended to [...]

Pursue Leadership Positions At All Levels, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Encourages Women

April 12th, 2021|

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has encouraged more women to actively seek elective and other positions of leadership both at national and county levels. While applauding the current 23 percent representation of women in the National Assembly, the First Lady said more work needed to be done to achieve the constitutionally [...]

Induction of the Newly Appointed Chief Administrative Secretary for Gender

April 12th, 2021|

The newly appointed Chief Administrative Secretary for the State Department for Gender, Hon. Dr. Linah Jebii Kilimo, on 3rd March, 2021 held an induction session with the State Department's management team led by the Principal Secretary, Prof. Collette Suda at Telposta Towers. In her remarks, Hon. Dr. Kilimo promised to [...]

NGAAF partners with banks to empower women

April 12th, 2021|

Principal Secretary, Prof. Collette Suda on Friday, 26th February, 2021, presided over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF) Board with Equity Bank Ltd, Cooperative Bank Ltd and GROOTS Kenya Association. The event was held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum [...]

We Can Make Generation Equality A Reality In Kenya

March 19th, 2020|

By Prof. Margaret Kobia This year marks twenty-five years since the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing China. Popularly referred to as the Beijing Platform for Action, the conference is reputed to have set up a most visionary agenda for women and girls everywhere. This year the [...]

Roundtable Discussion on Negotiating Common Women Agenda

March 19th, 2020|

Women leaders held roudtable discussion on negotiating Common Women Agenda in Nairobi on 27th February, 2020. They vowed to unite and identify spaces for advancing their agenda for women equality and empowerment. Cabinet Secretary Prof. Margaret Kobia in her remarks called on women to embrace the spirit of patience and [...]

A Call for Youth Voice on Zero Tolerance to FGM

March 19th, 2020|

The International Day for Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation was marked on 6th February with calls to the youth to get immersed in the campaigns to end Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya. Chief Administrative Secretary, Hon. Rachel Shebesh presiding over the event in Isiolo County, challenged the youth [...]

Change of Guard at State Department

March 19th, 2020|

Change of Guard at State Department Cabinet Secretary Prof. Margaret Kobia welcoming the in-coming Gender Principal Secretary Prof. Collete Suda at Harambee House on 21st January, 2020 Gender Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Margaret Kobia on Tuesday 21st January 2020, welcomed the new Principal Secretary for State Department for Gender, Prof. [...]

Welcome Message from the CS Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs on the 12th WAMM

August 21st, 2019|

Kenya is set to host the 12th Commonwealth Women Affairs Ministers’ Meeting (12th WAMM). The meeting will be held in Nairobi from 16th to 20th September 2019 under the theme; From Commitment to Action: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment for Sustainable Development. We appreciate the honour bestowed upon [...]

NGAAF team provide humanitarian assistance

September 14th, 2018|

NGAAF team led by CEO Titus Lotee at Solai to provide humanitarian assistance. The initiative was led by Nakuru Women Representative through the emergency kitty. HAK 1195 members are camping on the ground at Solai following the tragedy that had claimed almost 50 lives. They are offering counseling services to [...]

NGAAF Affirmative Action Funds

September 14th, 2018|

The CAS Hon Rachael Shebesh presided over cheque issuance of NGAAF Affirmative Action Funds to various groups of Women, Youth and Persons with disabilities in Laikipia County. The Laikipia Affirmative Action Drive, to empower groups at the mashinani was held at the Nanyuki Central Park. Nakuru County Women Representative Hon. [...]

Sanitary Towels issued to Embakasi East school pupils

September 13th, 2018|

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