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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

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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

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A fundamental principle under the 2030 Agenda is to leave no one behind. It articulates how every human being should not suffer the confines of poverty or remain destitute. However, evidence shows that women and girls continue to be most vulnerable hence the need to increase efforts towards their ability to assert their resilience, versatility and capabilities.

The Women’s Empowerment Index (WEI) is the inaugural measure of women’s empowerment in Kenya. Development of the WEI represents a major milestone in the country’s evidence-based policy-making and sets a baseline for monitoring of the government’s progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG5) on achieving gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls.

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