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Public Institutions and Services

Kenya, English

(3) All State organs and all public officers have the duty to address the needs of vulnerable groups within society, including women, older members of society, persons with disabilities, children, youth, members of minority or marginalised communities, and members of particular ethnic, religious or cultural communities.
… (Art. 21)

Public Institutions and Services

Kenya, English

The following principles shall guide all aspects of public finance in the Republic—
...
(b) the public finance system shall promote an equitable society, and in particular—

(iii) expenditure shall promote the equitable development of the country, including by making special provision for marginalised groups and areas;
… (Art. 201)

Public Institutions and Services

Kenya, English

9. Pre-primary education, village polytechnics, homecraft centres and childcare facilities.
… (Fourth Schedule - Distribution of Functions between the National Government and the County Governments, Part 2 – County Governments)

Public Institutions and Services

Kenya, English

(1) The family is the natural and fundamental unit of society and the necessary basis of social order, and shall enjoy the recognition and protection of the State.
... (Art. 45)

Marriage and Family Life

Kenya, English

(1) Every child has the right

(e) to parental care and protection, which includes equal responsibility of the mother and father to provide for the child, whether they are married to each other or not;
… (Art. 53)

Marriage and Family Life

Kenya, English

Every person has the right to privacy, which includes the right not to have—

(c) information relating to their family or private affairs unnecessarily required or revealed;
… (Art. 31)

Marriage and Family Life

Kenya, English

(1) The family is the natural and fundamental unit of society and the necessary basis of social order, and shall enjoy the recognition and protection of the State.
(2) Every adult has the right to marry a person of the opposite sex, based on the free consent of the parties.
(3) Parties to a marriage are entitled to equal rights at the time of the marriage, during the marriage and at the dissolution of the marriage.
(4) Parliament shall enact legislation that recognises—
(a) marriages concluded under any tradition, or system of religious, personal or family law; and
(b) any system of personal and family law under any tradition, or adhered to by persons professing a particular religion, to the extent that any such marriages or systems of law are consistent with this Constitution. (Art. 45)9

Marriage and Family Life

Kenya, English

Parliament shall—
(c) enact legislation—

(iii) to regulate the recognition and protection of matrimonial property and in particular the matrimonial home during and on the termination of marriage;
… (Art. 68)

Marriage and Family Life

Kenya, English

(5) The jurisdiction of a Kadhis’ court shall be limited to the determination of questions of Muslim law relating to personal status, marriage, divorce or inheritance in proceedings in which all the parties profess the Muslim religion and submit to the jurisdiction of the Kadhi’s courts. (Art. 170)

Marriage and Family Life

Kenya, English

(4) The provisions of this Chapter8 on equality shall be qualified to the extent strictly necessary for the application of Muslim law before the Kadhis’ courts, to persons who profess the Muslim religion, in matters relating to personal status, marriage, divorce and inheritance.
… (Art. 24)