Despite the significant involvement and contribution of women to artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), a growing body of evidence reveals that women have not fully benefited from the sector, since their presence has been mainly at the bottom of the value chain. Ensuring inclusion, equity, and affirmative action/investment in women in the extractive sector will require an enabling policy environment at national and county levels. This must support the capacity of women to effectively engage in the extractive sector value chain through access to knowledge, skills, capital, and markets.
The objective of the “One UN” is to improve the impact, coherence, efficiency, effectiveness and positioning of the UN system in Kenya to enable it better assist the country to meet the MDGs and Vision 2030. This will be achieved through One Programme, One Budgetary Framework, One Office, One Leader and Communicating as One.