With support from Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) Machakos County Government in Kenya and Robertsfors Municipality has agreed on working for gender equality and against gender based violence through an approach that customizes policy frameworks on gender equality for each partner, and through various capacity building interventions with and for stakeholders. The workshops where held in Machakos County September 4th-9th 2017 with support from the newly elected deputy governor for Machakos County. I participated as senior advisor.