Gender Mainstreaming, Inclusivity and Wellness


To coordinate the formulation, implementation and evaluation of gender mainstreaming, inclusivity and wellness policies, strategies and programmes and provide technical advice on those issues.

The Department undertakes to;

  1. provide technical expertise/advice on capacity building, knowledge building and management of gender mainstreaming, inclusivity and wellness
  2. provide technical support in reviewing workplace policies and procedures in the Ministry to ensure that these are all-inclusive.
  3. develop and maintain strategic partnerships with stakeholders to entrench gender mainstreaming, inclusivity and wellness issues in the Ministry and ensure that they feed into the national agenda.
  4. coordinate the implementation of policies and programmes on the welfare of persons with disabilities in the
  5. advocate for the implementation and institutionalization of gender, inclusivity and wellness policies, strategies and programmes and ensuring communication and advocacy to all Members within the
  6. monitor that public utilities in the Ministry are accessible and do not discriminate against persons with disabilities.
  7. develop and manage capacity development programmes to enhance Members of the Ministry’s understanding of gender mainstreaming, inclusivity and wellness issues.
  8. design, implement and monitor all-inclusive programmes intended to improve the physical and mental health of employees in the
  9. audit Ministry policies, procedures and systems to ensure that the working environment upholds employee wellbeing as a culture and develop appropriate wellness programmes.
  10. ensure that all activities, plans and programmes in the Ministry are inclusive and that gender is mainstreamed at all time.

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