Date of Meeting: 12 March 2018

Meeting Organizer: Mission of Kenya

ISJC Staff Present: Captain Aron Wambua, Major Joseph Muindi, Major Mary Muindi

Reporter: Captain Aron Wambua

Which SDG does this topic cover? 4, 5

Type of meeting: CSW62 Side Event

Brief summary of presentation of information made

  • The Kenya constitution of 2010 has included women to participate in political positions and leadership.
  • For the gender equality to be attained, people need to move beyond commitment to action.
  • The Kenyan government has given women an opportunity to participate in political leadership. This is viewed as a step and a methodology to represent and amplify women voices from local to national levels.
  • It pays to work and empower women in all levels and gender equality should be inclusive even in education.
  • Public participation is the key to good governance, peace security, humanitarian response and economic development.


What was of particular significance to share with The Salvation Army globally?

  • Women have the ability to govern and they should be encouraged to participate in leadership spaces thus gender equality.
  • Supporting and empowering women   gives them an opportunity to voice their concerns both in local and national levels and be able exercise their leadership abilities.


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Tags: United Nations, SDG4: Quality Education, SDG5: Gender Equality