Dr. Nyamu taking to Kericho Campus students
CGEE staff with Kericho campus students
CGEE staff facilitators and students after google digital training
Turkish Ambassador to Kenya Ms Deniz Eke addressing students during Gender week

Mission & Vision

To mainstream gender perspectives in all operations of Kenyatta University and ensure a safe and conducive learning/working environment.

To provide guidance to Kenyatta University on how to respect and value each individual irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, race and any other differences, uphold human dignity, equality and equity.

The objectives of the two policies, which have been widely disseminated among KU Community, are to:

Gender Policy

  • To ensure that curriculum design, development and implementation,
  • Pedagogy and material development are gender responsive.
  • To increase participation of vulnerable and marginalized groups from a gender perspective.

Gender Based Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy

  • To eliminate sexual Harassment and Gender Based Violence.

Mandate of the Centre

The Centre is mandated to perform the following functions:

  • Development, dissemination and implementation of relevant policies namely: The Gender Policy, Gender Based violence and Sexual Harassment Policy in Kenyatta University.
  • To work towards attainment of 40% involvement and participation of women and men in all operations of Kenyatta University.
  • Formulating ways of having more girls enrolled in Kenyatta University in all Courses and particularly in Sciences in order to embrace Affirmative Action.

In response to the mandate, the centre has developed the Gender Policy and Gender Based Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:17

Philomena Mwaura

Dr Florence K. Nyamu, OGW
Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Empowerment


Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Empowerment 
P.O. Box 43844 –00100 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya 
Tel.: +254 20  870 4333
Cisco Extension:
Cell-phone: +254 722488880
Email: director-gender@ku.ac.ke

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