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Women in target districts providing safe water to their communities while generating an income!

“There are 2.2 million diarrhea deaths related to unsafe water, sanitation, and hygiene every year” - World Health Organization (WHO)

A national level Resource Centre established to promote policy research on gender equality and women’s rights in Kenya

A national level Research and Documentation Centre on Women, Gender and Peace-building was launched on 21st June 2013 at the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

Hotline 1195 launched to reduce sexual and gender-based violence in Kenya

Thursday, 21st February 2013 marked another day in the history of Kenya through the launch of two vital tools to end Gender Based Violence –

How the UN celebrated International Women’s Day in Kenya?

The UN began celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March in 1975. In December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a resolution to have a United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.

About DaO on GEWE

The objective of the “One UN” is to improve the impact, coherence, efficiency, effectiveness and positioning of the UN system in Kenya to enable it better assist the country to meet the MDGs and Vision 2030. This will be achieved through One Programme, One Budgetary Framework, One Office, One Leader and Communicating as One. readmore

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