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Women Peace and Security Index 2017/18

The new global Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Index introduced in this report bridges insights from gender and development indices with those from peace and security indices. The index incorporates three basic dimensions of wellbeing— inclusion (economic, social, political); justice (formal laws and informal discrimination); and security (at the family, community, and societal levels)— and captures and quantifies them through 11 indicators.

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MIRAGE AT DUSK: A Human Rights Account of The 2017 General Election pdf

Mirage at Dusk is an election focused documentation by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) from a human rights lens and captures the issues collected in select parts of the country where the Commission was able to reach

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Analysis of elected women during the 2017 Kenyan Election

An analysis by the Swedish embassy in Kenya

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Fund for gender equality annual report 2016

The Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) is UN Women’s global grant making mechanism dedicated to the economic and political empowerment of women worldwide through the provision of financial and technical support to civil society organizations (CSOs). The Fund has delivered US$ 64 million in grants to 121 projects in 80 countries, touching the lives of more than 10 million beneficiaries and strengthening the capacities of over 140 grantee organizations.

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Voluntary National Review (VNR) of progress on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Kenya

The SDGs Kenya Forum has been engaging with the SDGs Coordination Unit at the Ministry of Devolution and Planning in order to coordinate civil society participation in Kenya’s SDGs process towards domestication of the SDG’s. This report outlines CSO’s input, the process as well as the modalities of work leading up to the development and finalization of the report.

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Implementation of the agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development in Kenya 2017

The 2030 Agenda finds Kenya at vantage point as it builds on the lessons learnt and foundations laid by the MDGs. Further to this, the agenda was adopted while Kenya was implementing its long-term economic blueprint for accelerating transformation of the country into a rapidly industrializing middle-income nation by the year 2030.

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Party Primaries Dispute Resolution Mechanisms 2017 Report

The study on tracking political parties’ primary elections disputes with regard to gender responsiveness is part of a project being implemented by the CMD-Kenya in partnership with the UN Women under the Strengthening Electoral Processes in Kenya (SEPK) which seeks to increase the levels of women representation in County and National Assemblies during the August 2017 General Elections.

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Gender Responsiveness of the Political Party Primaries in Kenya (2017)

This report presents the outcomes of an assessment process on the gender responsiveness of the political parties’ primaries held in Kenya between 13th and 30th April 2017. The activity was commissioned by the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD-Kenya) with the funding support from UN Women under the Strengthening Electoral Processes in Kenya (SEPK) project. 

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UN Women Annual Report 2016 2017

THIS REPORT SHOWCASES the many ways in which we support work at country and global level to turn the aims of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into results for women and girls worldwide, working closely with Member States and a wide range of partners to realize rights and build resilience.

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Capacity Assessment Report For Women Led CBOs working in DRR and Humanitarian work in 23 ASAL Counties, Kenya

This assessment was commission by UN Women to identify active women led community based organizations (CBOs) in 23 Arid and Semi-Arid (ASALs) Counties of Kenya, and evaluate their capacity, gaps and challenges in implementing gender sensitive Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Humanitarian work.

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Development Effectiveness Review 2016

The Development Effectiveness Review series by the African Development Bank presents the state of Africa'€™s agriculture and the Bank'€™s contribution to the sector between 2010 and 2015. As Africa’s premier development finance institution, the Bank has for many years worked to strengthen the agriculture and rural sectors.

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2nd Legislative Summit Outcome Document

The 2nd Legislative Summit provided an opportunity for assessing the progress made by legislatures towards realizing the devolution dream and evaluating the level of preparedness for the ensuing transition period after the general elections. It brought together Senators, Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) from across the country, constitutional offices, development partners, representatives from the private sector, civil society, the media and technocrats from the public service, Senate and county assemblies.

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Communique of the Pre-legislative summit events

The Second Legislative Summit side events provided the much needed opportunity to review progress made towards mainstreaming Kenya’s constitutional principles of equality and inclusion with specific focus on persons with disability, women and the youth. The following are some of the recommendations

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State of Women's Rights Report

This is an African Union commissioned report with technical support from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and contribution from UN Women in commemoration of the 2016 as the Africa Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the rights of women. The report assesses progress made using specific thematic areas where protection gaps currently persist and where action is needed.

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UN-GOK Joint Programme on Gender Based Violence

The Programme is anchored on Kenya’s Constitution as well as the legal and policy framework on GBV. The design of the focus of this Programme is informed by among others a situational analysis commissioned by The Government of Kenya and UN agencies conducted between June-August 2016 and informed by the end term evaluation of the UN-Government of Kenya Joint Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment which called for the elaboration of programmes that are more thematically focused and demand driven.

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Fourth Annual Devolution Conference Joint Communique

The main objective of the Fourth Annual Devolution Conference was to assess the progress in implementation of the devolved system of Government as witnessed over the past four years. These are recommendations from the National and County governments, citizens, the private sector, civil society and development partners to interact and share lessons on devolution and inform the way forward for the implementation of the 2nd phase of devolution after the general elections.

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Leadership with a difference

A publication by the Africa Women and Child Feature Services (AWCFS) of compilation of profiles of women political leaders in Kenya that profiles 14 women leaders -both the incumbents and new entrants- who are aspiring for various political positions in Kenya.

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The failure of the 2016 October-December rains across parts of the Horn of Africa has led to a devastating drought in Somalia, south-eastern Ethiopia, and northern and eastern Kenya. More than 15 million people in these three countries are facing food and water shortages, and famine is now a possibility in Somalia. This is a paper produced from the Inter-Governmental Authority for Development.

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