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Counting Kenya’s Success In The 59th Commission On The Status Of Women

Counting Kenya’s Success In The 59th Commission On The Status Of Women

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The Post 59th Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) event was held in Nairobi on 21st July 2015. The event which was presided by the P.S Ministry of Devolution and Planning Eng. Peter Mangiti was held to have a recap of the happenings at the 59th Commission of the Status of Women event in New York from 9th -20th March 2015.

‘’It is unfortunate that 20 years after Beijing no country has achieved gender equality. However, our country Kenya has committed to continue creating awareness around the issue and I believe one day gender equality will be achieved in Kenya, ‘’highlighted Eng. Mangiti at the Post 59th CSW.

The Commission of the Status of Women is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality, the empowerment of women, women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and women empowerment.
Every year the Commission holds a two-week’s session, to discuss progress and aps in the implementation of the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the key global policy document on gender equality, and the 23rd special session of the General Assembly held in 2000 (Beijing +5), as well as emerging issues that affect gender equality and the empowerment of women,. Participants of the two week annual session include UN Member States, Civil Society organizations and UN entities.

In the 59th Commission of the Status of Women, the Government delegation was led by Ms. Anne Waiguru, C.S Ministry of Devolution. The delegation included key personalities; H.E the First Lady of the Republic of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta, Spouse of the Deputy President H.E Rael Ruto, Members of parliament, Governors and their representatives from various counties, representatives of Government Ministries, Department and Agencies, Constitutional offices and Commissions, Civil Society Organizations, Youth Organizations, Private Sector as well as the academia among others.

The Head of delegation delivered the country statement on Kenya’s implementation of the Beijing platform for action on 11th March 2015. In the statement she reaffirmed the Government of Kenya’s commitment to gender equality and the empowerment of women, and in particular the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.

The P.S who spoke on behalf of the C.S Ministry of Devolution, gave an assurance to the realization of the 2/3 gender principle through his ministry.The Post 59th Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) event was held in Nairobi on 21st July 2015. The event which was presided by the P.S Ministry of Devolution and Planning Eng. Peter Mangiti was held to have a recap of the happenings at the 59th Commission of the Status of Women event in New York from 9th -20th March 2015.

‘’It is unfortunate that 20 years after Beijing no country has achieved gender equality. However, our country Kenya has committed to continue creating awareness around the issue and I believe one day gender equality will be achieved in Kenya, ‘’highlighted Eng. Mangiti at the Post 59th CSW.

The Commission of the Status of Women is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality, the empowerment of women, women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and women empowerment.
Every year the Commission holds a two-week’s session, to discuss progress and aps in the implementation of the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the key global policy document on gender equality, and the 23rd special session of the General Assembly held in 2000 (Beijing +5), as well as emerging issues that affect gender equality and the empowerment of women,. Participants of the two week annual session include UN Member States, Civil Society organizations and UN entities.

In the 59th Commission of the Status of Women, the Government delegation was led by Ms. Anne Waiguru, C.S Ministry of Devolution. The delegation included key personalities; H.E the First Lady of the Republic of Kenya Margaret Kenyatta, Spouse of the Deputy President H.E Rael Ruto, Members of parliament, Governors and their representatives from various counties, representatives of Government Ministries, Department and Agencies, Constitutional offices and Commissions, Civil Society Organizations, Youth Organizations, Private Sector as well as the academia among others.

The Head of delegation delivered the country statement on Kenya’s implementation of the Beijing platform for action on 11th March 2015. In the statement she reaffirmed the Government of Kenya’s commitment to gender equality and the empowerment of women, and in particular the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.

The P.S who spoke on behalf of the C.S Ministry of Devolution, gave an assurance to the realization of the 2/3 gender principle through his ministry.

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