Books and Book Chapters

  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). Construction of Women, Gender and Education in a Kenyan Millennium Village Project: Perceptions and Perspectives of the Project Beneficiaries. Saarbrücken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘Students Trials and Tribulations in a Turbulent Political Ocean: The Transformation of SONU as a Social Movement over the years.’ In N. Ng’ethe., K. Kanyinga., J. Kivuva & G. Michuki (eds.) (Re)Thinking Social Movements in East Africa: Kenya Country Study. Nairobi: Institute for Development Studies & Ford Foundation. (Forthcoming)
  • Ponge, Awuor & Agukoh, Abdulaziz Odhiambo. (2012). Status of Young Women in Political Parties in Kenya: Baseline Assessment of Participation and Representation of Young Women in Political Parties in Kenya,Nairobi: The Youth Agenda.
  • Njonjo, Katindi Sivi., Kitonga, Angela & Ponge, Awuor. (eds.) (2011). Youth Research Compendium. Nairobi: Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2011). Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Crop Production: A Study of the Millennium Village Project at Bar-Sauri in Nyanza Province in Kenya. Saarbrücken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing...Read More
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2009). A Dissertation titled: ‘Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Crop Production: A Study of the Millennium Village Project at Bar-Sauri in Nyanza Province’ submitted to the Institute for Development Studies at the University of Nairobi in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Master of Arts Degree in Development Studies. [MA-Dev.Stud. Dissertation]...Read More



Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘The Dynamics and Challenges of Implementing the Participation of Children with regard to Rights to Education: An Interrogation of the Children’s Act of 2001 and the Constitution of Kenya 2010.’ International Journal of Professional Practice (IJPP). (Forthcoming).
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘Endangering Gender to Engender Gender: The Dynamics of Gender Equity in Education in Kenya and the Challenges of Achieving the International Commitments.’ International Journal of Gender and Women’s Studies (IJGWS). 1(1):1-14.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘Graduate Unemployment and Unemployability in Kenya – Transforming University Education to Cope with Market Demands and the Lessons for Africa.’ International Journal of Social Science Tomorrow (IJSST). 2(3):1-12.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘Gender Mainstreaming and Women Empowerment in Political Party Processes in Kenya: Implementing the New Constitution in Earnest.’ International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (IJHSS). 3(3): 62-71. 
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘The Tragedy of Drink and Work: Addressing the Challenge of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Private Sector Workplace in Kenya.’ International Journal of Social Science Tomorrow (IJSST). 2(2): 1-9.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘Evidence for Policy Influence and Legislation in Kenya: Lessons for Researchers, Policy-makers and Legislators in the East African Community Partner States.’ African Journal of Social Sciences (AJSS). 3(2): 61-73.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2013). ‘Integrating Indigenous Knowledge for Food Security: Perspectives from the Millennium Village Project at Bar-Sauri in Nyanza Province in Kenya’.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2012). ‘Re-Configuring Masculinity in addressing Gender-Based Violence in Post–Conflict Kenya.’ International Journal of Professional Practice (IJPP). 3(4):389-405.

Reports and Commissioned Papers

  • Ponge, Awuor., Peebles, Dana & Ndambuki, Jacinta K. (2013). ‘Final Evaluation Report of the Gender and Governance Programme in Kenya, 2008 – 2013 by UN Women.’ Nairobi: UN Women.
  • Ponge, Awuor & Riechi, R. O. Andrew. (2013). Action Research Training Report for the Women Educational Researchers of Kenya (WERK). Nairobi: WERK.
  • Ponge, Awuor & K’Ogutu, Kenneth. (2013). A Gender Analysis of the Kenya Protection against Domestic Violence Bill 2012 for the Women’s Political Alliance – Kenya (WPA-K). Nairobi: WPA-K.
  • Ponge, Awuor., Riechi R. O. Andrew., Rasugu, Grace., Nuguti, Elizaphan & Khatete, Ibrahim (2012). ‘End of Project Evaluation Report of the World Vision – European Union Programme on Improving Governance of Decentralised Funds in Kenya.’ Nairobi: WVK/EU.
  • Ponge, Awuor., Fatuma A. Ali & Angela Martin (2012). ‘One-year Evaluation Report of the Kenya Transition Initiative in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya.’ Nairobi: USAID/Chemonics.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2012). ‘Sustaining the Network Initiative for Policy Influence.’ A  Rapporteur Report of a networking meeting between the East African Community (EAC) and the Regional Think Tanks organised by the African Research and Resource Forum (ARRF) and the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat at the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda.
  • Aluoka, Otieno., Ponge, Awuor & Genge, Jaynee. (2012). A study report titled: ‘The Rot from Below: Elections in National Universities versus National Elections in Kenya’,Nairobi: The Youth Agenda.

Reports and Commissioned Papers 2

  • Ng’ethe, Njuguna & Ponge, Awuor. (2011). A Paper titled: ‘Knowledge for Policy: Gaps in the Implementation of the New Constitution in Kenya.’ Presented at a National Think Workshop on Policy Gaps in the Implementation of the New Constitution in Kenya, held at the Hotel Boulevard, Nairobi on 13 September 2011. Nairobi: Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR).
  • Njonjo, Katindi Sivi., Kirui, Kipkemoi Arap & Ponge, Awuor. (2011). ‘A Training Curriculum on Evidence-Based Policy Research and Analysis’ for the Centre for Parliamentary Studies and Training (CPST) of the Kenya National Assembly. Nairobi: CPST and Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD).
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2011). ‘Networking for Effective Research and Policy Impact in the Eastern and Horn of Africa Region.’ A  Rapporteur Report of a networking meeting between the East African Community (EAC) and the Regional Think Tanks organised by the African Research and Resource Forum (ARRF) and the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat at the East African Hotel in Arusha, Tanzania.
  • Ng’ethe, Njuguna., Michuki, George & Ponge, Awuor. (2010). A Study Report titled: ‘Strengthening Community Monitoring of Public Procurement Reforms in Kenya.’ Nairobi: Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR).
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2009). ‘Globalising Development Studies – Development Perspectives: A Kenyan Experience.’ A  Rapporteur Report of a Roundtable Conference organised by the Society for International Development (SID) and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, held at the Serena Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Ponge, Awuor. (2009). ‘Higher Education and Democracy in Kenya: The Student Governance Project.’ A Background Report prepared for the Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET) and the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Nairobi.

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