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IFC Gender Agribusiness Report

This is a report by the IFC calling on the private sector to invest in closing gaps between men and women in agribusiness. It focuses on four different stages of a simplified value chain: (1) input provision and use; (2) production; (3) post-harvest processing and storage; and (4) transportation, marketing, and sales

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Assessment of the uptake of 30% public procurement for Women, Youth and Persons with Disability

This is a report commissioned by UN Women on assessment of the uptake of 30% public procurement opportunities for women, youth and PWDs at county level. It includes the information about AGPO, UN Women and the objectives of the study; Literature review- analysis of the existing policy and legislative framework and institutional arrangements on AGPO; Methods/Methodology, Conclusions and recommendations.

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Outcome of the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

This report by the participants of the second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 28 November-1 December 2016 set to highlight on the outcome of the deliberations from the meeting in the spirit of partnership and commitment to effective development cooperation as a means to achieve the universal and inter-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recognizing unity of purpose, inter-dependence and respective responsibilities.

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Africa Plan of Action sendai implementationinafrica pdf Mauritius draft

The African Union Heads of State and Government expressed their strong commitment to the implementation of the Sendai Framework as a means of sustaining the momentum generated by the Extended Programme of Action. It is noteworthy that the ARSDRR was developed before the HFA was adopted as the global framework on disaster risk reduction. The Sendai Framework, thus, provides the opportunity to implement the new global framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR in Africa, based on a Programme of Action (PoA) that strengthens efforts to increase resilience which will drive poverty reduction, sustainable development in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Agenda 2063:

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Doing Business in Kenya

Doing Business in Kenya 2016 is the third report of the subnational Doing Business series in Kenya by the World Bank. It measures business regulations and their enforcement in 11 counties: Busia (Malaba), Isiolo, Kakamega, Kiambu (Thika), Kisumu, Machakos, Mombasa, Nairobi, Narok, Nyeri and Uasin Gishu (Eldoret). The report measures regulations affecting 4 stages of the life of a small or medium-size business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, registering property and enforcing contracts.

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Leadership with a Difference

A profile of women leaders in Kenya compiled by the African Women and Child Features Services in Partnership with UN women Kenya. Showcasing some of their achievements, challenges and strengths.

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Africa Human Development Report 2016

Gender inequality is costing sub-Saharan Africa on average $US95 billion a year, peaking at US$105 billion in 2014€“ or six percent of the region'€™s GDP€“ jeopardising the continent'€™s efforts for inclusive human development and economic growth, according to the Africa Human Development Report 2016. The report analyses the political, economic and social drivers that hamper African women'€™s advancement and proposes policies and concrete actions to close the gender gap.

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Women Matter Africa

Women Matter report by McKinsey & Company is widely referenced as evidence of the link between a company'€™s share of women in leadership positions and its financial performance and organizational health.

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UN Women Annual Report 2015

Here in Kenya and around the world, 2015 was a significant year for development and the promotion of gender equality. This was the year when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is an ambitious agenda centred on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and focused on providing a global action plan to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. Gender equality and the empowerment of women is integrated into all 17 SDGs, which are interrelated and interdependent.

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Change Makers Profile of Women Leaders in Kenya

The Change Makers: Profiles of women leaders transforming lives in Kenya through political leadership and fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV). This is a report by done by Africa Women and Child Feature Services (AWCFS).

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Electoral Management

The Electoral Management topic area seeks to bring together the knowledge and expertise that has been gathered worldwide about Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs), their roles and functions, and the organisation, financing, and management of election administration. It focuses on the institutional structure of EMBs, their administrative infrastructure, the work they do, and their external environment.

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Final Report on Makutano Junction Impact

Makutano Junction is an educational TV soap opera, produced by Mediae in Nairobi in English for East African audiences. Since 2005, 15 series (192 half hour episodes) have been aired. Audiences have continued to grow and it has become recognized as a leading quality TV educational and entertaining drama series in Kenya with an audience of over 8.6 million.

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Transforming Equality

Two external assessments of UN Women carried out in 2014 came to the same conclusion: despite being only four years old, UN Women had not only put in place the systems required for any global organisation to function; it had also successfully engaged in its core mandates and had tangible results to show for its efforts

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Council of Governors consultative meeting on elections

The Council of Governors thus organized a consultative meeting that brought together National and County Governments, independent offices, civil society, religious sector, private sector, and media as stakeholders to in deliberating over their roles in ensuring that Kenya holds a peaceful and transparent election.

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Education and Training Sector Gender Policy

Education is a fundamental human right and is key to individual, social and national development. It offers the opportunity to realise the attainment of human rights and is an important vehicle for addressing inequality and marginalisation. The Education Sector Gender Policy is geared towards a human rights based approach, ensuring equal rights to education for boys and girls, men and women. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has undertaken the review of the Gender in Education Policy (2007), to incorporate emerging issues that have implications on gender equity and equality in the Education Sector.

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Kenya Country Economic Memorundum

Over the past half-century, Kenya has established itself as an important regional player on the continent, and has achieved successes on multiple fronts. The turn of the century marked an economic revival that has been accompanied by a rise in citizens’ expectations. Following the rebasing of gross domestic product (GDP) in September 2014, the country joined the celebrated ranks of the lower-middle income countries.

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Kenya National Action Plan (KNAP) 2016 - 2018

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325), unanimously adopted on 31 October 2000, recognizes the centrality of gender in approaches to international peace and security and addresses the disproportionate and unique impact of armed conflict on women. This groundbreaking resolution places the security concerns of women in situations of armed conflict and their roles in peacebuilding on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council – the most powerful international multilateral security institution.

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Women at Work

Throughout their working lives, women continue to face significant obstacles in gaining access to decent work. Only marginal improvements have been achieved since the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995, leaving large gaps to be covered in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015. Inequality between women and men persists in global labour markets, in respect of opportunities, treatment and outcomes.

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Kenya is an active member of the United Nations and the international community, and it has ratified and incorporated into national law international agreements and protocols including the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the Millennium Development Goals. It is committed to promoting gender equality, economic development and environmental sustainability, and it is expected that it will do so.

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HeForShe IMPACT10x10x10 Parity Report Corporate Final 2016

This Corporate Parity Report outlines the data and tells the story of the first year of the HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 Corporate Champions. This report outlines the Corporate Champions'€™ progress toward reaching their individual IMPACT commitments and includes a transparent accounting of all program data. This includes standard reporting figures on workforce composition as well as qualitative and quantitative assessments of each company's work on gender equality and women'€™s empowerment.

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