- Invitation of Stakeholders to Participate in the Review of Draft Rules and Regulations
- Speech By Hon. Simon K. Chelugui, Egh Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection During the National Commemoration of the Day of the African Child
- Remarks for the Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection During the National Commemoration of the Day of the African Child 2021
- Speech by the Child Guest for the National Celebrations of the Day of the African Child on 16th June 2021
- Speech by the Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection. During the Launch of the Day of the African Child Celebrations on 9th June 2021 in Nairobi
- Child Guest Speech on the Day of the African Child (DAC) 2021
Gaps exist in the rehabilitation of children in conflict with law report shows
By Janerose Wanzira and Evelyn Makena
03rd May, 2021
There are inadequate rehabilitation programs for children in conflict with law in Kenya, a new report has shown.
The report launched last week by the Department of Children Services (DCS) under the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection highlights several gaps in the juvenile justice system that do not respond to the needs of children.
There are inadequacies particularly in rehabilitating children that were involved in terrorist activities, drugs and substance abuse and sexual offences, notes the Assessment Report on Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration Programmes Services and Practices for Children in Conflict with the Law in Kenya.
In a speech read by the Chief Administrative Secretary, State Department of Social Protection, Hon. Patrick Ole Ntutu on behalf of the Labour Cabinet Secretary , Simon Chelugui during the launch, he noted the need for well-designed and implemented programs of rehabilitation and reintegration for children under juvenile justice.
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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VIRTUAL WORLD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2021 Community Development: Our Connectedness, Resilience and Empowerment.
DATE: June 21-23, 2021 Nairobi, Kenya. The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection in collaboration with the Association of Community Development Practitioners welcomes you to the Virtual World Community Development Conference 2021. The WCDC 2021 [...]
Day of the African Child. Theme : "30 years after the adoption of the charter: Accelerate Implementation of Agenda 2040 for An 'Africa Fit for Children',"
DATE: 16TH JUNE, 2021 The Day of the African Child is celebrated every year on June 16th to commemorate the 16th June, 1976 students uprising in Soweto, South Africa to protest poor quality education for [...]
Community of practice (CoP) webinar on: Financing and sustainability of social protection interventions May 27, 2021 11:00 AM Nairobi
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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”.
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 [...]