State Department for Gender

The State Department for Gender was established in November 2015 in the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender from the former Ministry of Devolution and Planning.


The mandate of the State Department for Gender as provided in Executive Order No. 1 of June 2018 include:

  1. Gender Policy Management
  2. Special Programmes for Women Empowerment
  3. Gender Mainstreaming in Ministries/ Departments/Agencies
  4. Community Mobilization
  5. Domestication of International Treaties/Conventions on Gender
  6. Policy and Programmes on Gender Based Violence (GBV)

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Our offices are located in Harambee House, Harambee Avenue.

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