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Youth: Government Resources: Library Guide: Kenya

A guide to sources of government and international governmental organisations on youth issues.

Organisation

Ministry of Devolution and Planning

Directorate of Youth Affairs Facebook

Secretary of Youth Affairs Facebook

Kenya National Youth Council (KNYC) Facebook

Youth Enterprise Development Fund 

"established in year 2006 with the sole purpose of reducing unemployment among the youth who account for over 61% of the unemployed in the country. The target of the fund is young people within the age bracket of 18 to 35 years who number 13 million. The Fund was gazetted on 8th December 2006 and then transformed into a State Corporation on 11th May 2007."

Employment

Ruteere, Mutuma, author.    Participation of women and youth in the informal business sector :   a review of the policy and legal framework /    Nairobi, Kenya :   NGEC [National Gender and Equality Commission],   [2014] G 6762 E.GEND.14.PART

Ministry of State for Youth Affairs. National action plan on youth employment: strategic plan of action, 2007-2012

United Nations Development Programme. Discussion paper: Kenya's youth employment challenge (2013)

Kenya Youth Empowerment and Employment Initiative (KYEEI)

"a three-year effort under the YES Youth Can Program with the United States Agency for International Developement (USAID)."

Guidelines

Ministry of Health. National guidelines for provision of adolescent youth-friendly services (YFS) in Kenya. Nairobi : Ministry of Health, Division of Reproductive Health, July 2005.

Policies, Strategies and Plans

Kenya. Ministry of Health. National adolescent sexual reproduction and health policy. Nairobi : Ministry of Health, 2015.

Kenya. Ministry of Devolution and Planning, issuing body.    Sector plan for gender, youth and vulnerable groups, 2013-2017 /    Nairobi, Kenya :   Principal Secretary, Ministry of Devolution and Planning,   [2013] G 6762 E.PLAN.13.GEND

Kenya. Ministry of Health. Division of Reproductive Health. Adolescent reproductive health and development policy plan of action, 2005-2015. Nairobi : Ministry of Health, Division of Reproductive Health, August 2005.

G 6762 E.PLAN.08.SECT

Kenya. Ministry of Labour.
   Sector plan for labour, youth and human resource development 2008-2012 / Ministry of Labour. --    [Nairobi? : Ministry of State for Planning, National Development, and Vision 2030?], c2008.
   xvi, 63 p. ; 26 cm.

 

G 6762 E.HEAL.08.KENY

   Kenya national HIV and AIDS communication strategy for youth, 2008 / [Office of the President]. --    Nairobi : National AIDS Control Council, [2008].

   42 p. ; 30 cm.

G 6762 ESP 3/2007
Kenya. Ministry of State for Youth Affairs.
   Sessional paper no. 3 of 2007 on national youth policy for youth development / Office of the Vice-President, Ministry of State for Youth Affairs. --    Nairobi : Office of the Vice-President, Ministry of State for Youth Affairs, 2007.

   24 p. ; 25 cm. ( Sessional paper ; no. 3 of 2007 )

Kenya national youth policy, 2006

National Council for Population and Development. Division of Reproductive Health. Adolescent reproductive health development policy. Nairobi : National Council for Population and Development, 2003.

Office of the Vice President and Ministry of State for Youth Affairs. Strategic plan, 2007-2012

Health

United Nations Population Fund. East and Southern Africa Regional Office, issuing body.    Stories of change :   improving young people's access to sexual and reproductive health services in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania /    Sunninghill, South Africa :   United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), East and Southern Africa Regional Office,   [2015] G 494 E.UNFP.15.STOR

Birungi, Harriet, author.    Sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents living with HIV in Kenya /    Nairobi, Kenya :   APHIA II OR Project in Kenya :   Population Council,   2011. G 6762 E.POPU.11.SEXU

Kenya Adolescent Reproductive Health and Development Policy Implementation Assessment Report. Population Reference Bureau, 2013.

Kenya's fast-track plan to end HIV and AIDS among adolescents and young people /    Nairobi, Kenya :   National AIDS Control Council,   September 2015. G 6762 E.HEAL.15.KENY

Obare, Francis, author.    Positive action for HIV in schools in Kenya /    Nairobi, Kenya :   APHIA II OR Project in Kenya, Population Council,   March 2012. G 6762 E.POPU.12.POSI

Ten years of the Kenya Adolescent Reproductive Health Project :   what has happened? /    Nairobi, Kenya :   APHIA II OR Project in Kenya/Population Council,   2011. G 6762 E.POPU.11.TENY

Legislation

National Youth Council Act 10 of 2009

Employment Act. Chapter 226 (No. 2 of 1976). Part VII, Protection of Children

The Constitution

55. The State shall take measures, including affirmative action programmes, to ensure that the youth—
 
(a) access relevant education and training;
 
(b) have opportunities to associate, be represented and participate in political, social, economic and other spheres of life;
 
(c) access employment; and
 
(d) are protected from harmful cultural practices and exploitation.

Surveys

Situation analysis of children and adolescents in Kenya :   "our children, our future".    [Nairobi?] :   Unicef :   Republic of Kenya,   2014. G 6762 E.UNIC.14.SITU

National Council for Population and Development (Kenya : 2012), issuing body.    2015 national adolescent and youth survey :   preliminary report : key findings .   Nairobi, Kenya :   National Council for Population and Development,   December 2015. Shelf no. G 6762 E.POPU.15.TWOT

Young businesspeople

Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF)

"established in year 2006 with the sole purpose of reducing unemployment among the youth who account for over 61% of the unemployed in the country. The target of the fund is young people within the age bracket of 18 to 35 years who number 13 million. The Fund was gazetted on 8th December 2006 and then transformed into a State Corporation on 11th May 2007."