The protection of democracy through devolution requires guarding against corruption and the discrimination of marginalized groups including women and youth.
It was stated that the division of national revenue should take cognizance of national interests which include empowerment of minority and marginalized groups such as youth and women. This is important in inclusivity and participation both at national and county levels, in order to address inequalities in all spheres (social, economic and political).
There is need to realize the two-third gender principle in adherence to the Constitution as an avenue of increasing women’s and youth’s participation in leadership.
Gender and youth mainstreaming has been done at the two levels of Government.
30 % Access to Government Procurement Opportunities for youth, women and persons with disabilities in all government’s procurement activities.
Establishment of affirmative action funds in some counties to compliment what the national government has.
Last Update: April 6, 2022