Date: Jun 4th, 2021

Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality is crucial to accelerating sustainable development. The Kenyan Government has made great strides in respect to achieving Gender Equality in its development agenda. The commitment to gender equality arises from the international obligations emanating from the treaties, protocols ratified/ signed/acceded and commitments by the Government of Kenya.

The Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA), adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women, recognizes that gender equality and women’s empowerment are essential for addressing the central development concerns of poverty and insecurity, and for achieving sustainable, people- centred development.

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