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One UN on Gender in Kenya

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. About Us

Our Contacts

Physical Address: UN Women Kenya UN Gigiri Complex, UN Avenue Block M, Ground Floor
Postal Address: P.O. Box 30218 - 00100 Nairobi, KENYA
Phone: +254 20 7624331

Our Loation

thumbnail of GBV factsheet 12 May rev (2)

Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the most pervasive human rights violations of our time and is endemic in Kenya. In particular, violence against women and girls is worryingly high. For example, the Kenya Demographic Health Survey 2014 found that 40 percent of women aged 15-49 who had once been married had experienced either physical or sexual violence at the hands of their partner or spouse.

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