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Sex & gender

Gender participation in key decision-making positions

The participation of women and men in decision-making through selected positions of leadership in Kenya in 2018.

Sex & gender

Marital ages of women in Kenya

Data on the age at which women in Kenya get married. Survey published by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in 2014.
Sex & gender

Prevalence of gender violence in Kenya

Data on the experience of gender violence in Kenya. A survey published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
Sex & gender

Cost of gender violence on Kenyan economy

The state of gender violence in Kenya as per a media policy brief published by National Gender and Equality Commission, specifically highlighting the costs to the Kenyan economy.
Sex & gender

Expenses & impact of gender violence in Kenya

Direct monetary costs (medical, transportation, arbitration and litigation) as well as the time cost in terms of loss of income and productivity to the survivors, perpetrators and family members of domestic abuse. Published by the National Gender and Equality Commission and available in PDF download.
Sex & gender

Participation of males & females decision-making positions in Kenya

This survey published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics contains data on participation of males and females in key decision-making positions for the 2015-2016 period.