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Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Cabinet Secretary Hon. Simon Chelugui with Hon. Priscilla Nyokabi, Commissioner National Gender and Equality Commission (Right) and Dr. Joyce Mwikali, Chairperson NGEC (left) during the launch of the report.

Kenya to maintain age of consent for sex at 18, says Labour CS

By Evelyn Makena

22nd March, 2021

Cabinet Secretary, Labour and Social Protection, Simon Chelugui has said that the age of consent for sex should not be lowered from 18 years.  His stance on the issue, caps off a debate sparked in 2019 after the Court of Appeal ruled that the country revises the Sexual Offences Act, 2006 . Speaking on Wednesday last week during the launch of Minimum Age of Consent for Sex : Addressing the Dilemma report, Chelugui said that the decision not to lower the age of consent was for the best interest of the Kenyan children.  Read  More

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212, 2020

OBSERVANCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, THE YEAR 2020 Theme: “Building Back Better: towards a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”.

December 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Date: 3rd December, 2020 Time: 10.00 am Venue: Thika Primary School for the Blind Chief Guest: The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Labour and Social Protection  Theme: “Building Back Better: towards a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable [...]

511, 2020

Meeting With Parliamentary Committee on Labour and Social Welfare to discuss the Children Bill

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Date: Friday 6th November, 2020 to 7th November, 2020 Venue: Whitesands  

2910, 2020

European Union Monitoring Cash Transfer Mukuru

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Date: 5th November, 2020 Time: 10:00am Venue: Mukuru The function was Officiated by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Hon. Simon K. Chelugui, EGH

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