Created Date Thursday, 10 August 2017
Filesize 3.58 Megabytes

GBV Directory of National and County contacts

Created Date Friday, 02 June 2017
Filesize 344 Kilobytes

A duty bearers policy brief on the cost of gender based violence in Kenya

This study was commissioned to determine the economic burden of gender-based violence to survivors in Kenya. Gender-based violence is one of the most widespread and socially tolerated forms of human rights violations, cutting across nationality, race, class, ethnicity, and religion.

Created Date Friday, 02 June 2017
Filesize 350 Kilobytes

A Media policy brief on the cost of gender based violence in Kenya

This study was commissioned to determine the economic burden of gender-based violence to survivors in Kenya. Gender-based violence is one of the most widespread and socially tolerated forms of human rights violations, cutting across nationality, race, class, ethnicity, and religion.

Created Date Tuesday, 02 May 2017
Filesize 908 Kilobytes

Infotrak Poll Report on Elections Peace Security & Cohesion

A survey on elections, peace, security and cohesion commissioned by Integrated Development Network (IDN) and conducted by Infotrak Research and conducted between 9th-12th April 2017. The Survey touches on trust in key institutions related to elections, perceptions on the 2017 elections and security, incitements and level of politics trigger.

Created Date Monday, 24 April 2017
Filesize 1.03 Megabytes

Afrobarometer Survey 2017 Gender Equality

A survey by Afro-barometer on gender equality across Women'€™s political and civic participation, Women'€™s right to own and inherit land, Election of women to political office and Gender bias.

Created Date Tuesday, 04 April 2017
Filesize 2.28 Megabytes


An analysis by the Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) of women political representation in Kenya, the affirmative action and the two thirds gender rule

Created Date Thursday, 16 March 2017
Filesize 1.04 Megabytes

MCK Election Guidelines 2017

These Media election coverage guidelines have been prepared by the Media Council of Kenya in collaboration with stakeholders with support from UN Women and UNDP among other partners and are aimed at helping journalists and media practitioners to provide comprehensive, accurate, impartial, balanced and fair coverage of elections, thus enabling the voter to make informed choices.

Created Date Wednesday, 08 February 2017
Filesize 587 Kilobytes


This study was commissioned to determine the economic burden of gender-based violence (GBV) to survivors in Kenya. This costing study aims to contribute to a deeper understanding among stakeholders including policymakers, political leaders, civil society, communities, and families – of the magnitude of the costs and potential costs of GBV in Kenya. The study drew samples from seven counties based on the prevalence of gender-based violence.

Created Date Monday, 06 February 2017
Filesize 4.84 Megabytes

Kenya Demographic and Heath Survey 2014

2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) provides information to help monitor and evaluate population and health status in Kenya. The survey, includes new indicators not collected in previous KDHS surveys, such as noncommunicable diseases, fistula, and men’s experience of domestic violence, are included. Also, it is the first national survey to provide estimates for demographic and health indicators at the county level. Following adoption of a constitution in Kenya in 2010 and devolution of administrative powers to the counties.

Created Date Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Filesize 1.43 Megabytes


An Infotrak survey commissioned by AfriCOG and KPTJ to conduct a nationwide survey to assess public perceptions of select independent commissions, institutions and the three arms of government in the discharge of their duties with transparency, accountability and integrity

Created Date Saturday, 21 May 2016
Filesize 1.48 Megabytes


Findings of the independent market research company, Ipsos survey released on the 17 May 2016 on the public understanding of the two-thirds gender rule, as provided by the Constitution. The survey gives insight by region, support by gender, political party support, general awareness of the rule, and reason for supporting and not supporting the rule,

Created Date Wednesday, 27 April 2016
Filesize 3.46 Megabytes

Inclusive Electoral Processes

Inclusive elections, where all those eligible have the opportunity to vote to choose their elected representatives, are central to democracy. Ensuring that women and men can and do participate without unfair barriers is a core component of delivering an inclusive election. This Guide presents the positive work being done by the very institutions that manage elections, known as Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs), to ensure women are able to play a key role within these institutions, as well as more broadly in the processes by which an electoral event is conducted and in the electoral event itself.

Created Date Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Filesize 7.59 Megabytes

A Training Manual to Enhancing Capacities Related to Gender and Gender-based Violence

Kenya frequently experiences humanitarian emergencies, including droughts, floods, landslides, ethnic conflicts, diseases, epidemics, and fires, among others, which necessitate multisectoral responses. Disasters and emergencies affect women, men, boys, and girls differently due to their roles, responsibilities, and status in society. Women and girls are more adversely affected as a result of their perceived lesser status. 

Created Date Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Filesize 1.80 Megabytes

African Gender Equality Index 2015 EN

Across Africa, women and men often experience different opportunities, conditions and privileges; they earn different wages, do not have the same access to education and are not always equal before the law. The Africa Gender Equality Index measures these differences across three dimensions: economic opportunities, human development, and law and institutions. Each dimension draws on a set of indicators that provide an overall score for every country.

Created Date Monday, 14 March 2016
Filesize 497 Kilobytes

African Gender Scorecard

A review of the economic performance of African countries reveals remarkable economic growth in the past decade, averaging 5 to 7 per cent, and boasting 6 out of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world.  This rosy picture masks greatly alarming gender inequities and exclusion in the core sectors driving this economic growth, with negative multiplier effects on women’s socio-economic and political empowerment.

Created Date Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Filesize 2.48 Megabytes

Empowering Women for Sustainable Energy Solutions to address Climate Change (working paper draft designation)

Renewable, clean energy and gender equality are preconditions for sustainable development and for tackling climate change, as envisioned by the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030. Women’s knowledge, empowerment and collective action are central to finding and building more environmentally sustainable pathways to manage our environment; adapt to climate change; and secure access to sustainable energy.

It is clear that gender, environment and climate change are cross-cutting issues that need to be addressed simultaneously to achieve sustainable development goals and to address existing inequalities.

Created Date Sunday, 20 December 2015
Filesize 882 Kilobytes

Gender equality as a pathway for sustainable development: (Lessons learned in Eastern and Southern) Africa Gender Climate Brief

Gender equality as a pathway for sustainable development: Lessons learned in Eastern and Southern Africa The cross-cutting issues of gender, environment and climate change need to be addressed simultaneously to advance sustainable development1 in line with the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and address existing inequalities. A common challenge in tackling cross-cutting issues is ensuring that they are prioritized – and implemented – in national, sector and district policies and budgets

Created Date Wednesday, 21 October 2015
Filesize 355 Kilobytes

Infographic on Extractives in Kenya Blessing or curse

The discovery of natural resources for extraction in a country may signal good news, but it requires sound policy and responsible management.

Created Date Wednesday, 21 October 2015
Filesize 7.87 Megabytes

Preventing Conflict, Transforming Justice Securing the Peace UNW Global Study

To mark the fifteenth anniversary of the adoption of resolution 1325 (2000), the Security Council adopted resolution 2122 (2013) inviting the Secretary-General to conduct a review with regard to the implementation of resolution 1325. The review was to identify the gaps and challenges, as well as emerging trends and priorities for action. It requested the Secretary- General to thereafter submit a report based on the findings of this review to the Security Council in October 2015.

Created Date Monday, 12 October 2015
Filesize 1.30 Megabytes

Infographics of the Mzalendo Report on Women Parliamentarians' Contributions in the 11th Parliament

Infographics of a report by Mzalendo on women MPs contributions showing the topical issues they covered on the floor of the House and in committees and profiling the best performing MPs

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