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Department of Gender Affairs

The Department of Gender Affairs is mandated to promote gender equality and safeguard the welfare and participation of women in social, political and economic development process. The Department is responsible for Gender Mainstreaming, Social Empowerment of Women and Girls.

Strategic Outcome

Increased meaningful participation of all gender groups in decision making, wealth creation and poverty reduction

Outcome Targets

  • Gender mainstreamed in nine sectors by 2016
  • 30% of women participate in politics in Parliament by 2016
  • 28% of women in the public sector attain decision making positions by 2016