Generation Equality Forum: Kenya’s roadmap for advancing gender equality and ending all forms of gender based violence and female genital mutilation by 2026
Generation Equality is an international platform that seeks to accelerate the implementation of the gender equality commitments in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action of 1995 to achieve transformative change. Convened by UN Women (the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women) and co-hosted by Mexico and France, the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) has identified six thematic areas and created Action Coalitions to that regard.
Kenya is co-leading the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Action Coalition alongside the U.K, Uruguay, and Iceland as member states; the European Union; Ford Foundation, civil society, and private sector partners. The brief specifically outlines Kenya’s GEF commitment framework encompassed by 12 concrete actions on ending all forms of GBV and FGM by 2026. The actions are underpinned across the following pillars outlined by the GEF GBV Action Coalition