After critical analysis of the various sectors and sub sectors, we came up with the following areas of concern which we wish to be addressed. You can find our memorandum on the CIDP here.
Following public consultations held in the 17 sub counties on 30th August 2017, a draft CIDP has been produced. There is therefore an invitation for members of the public to attend and offer feedback on the CIDP on 05th December 2017 starting 10 am at the following venues.
In celebration of the upcoming International Human Rights Day, we are holding an online essay competition. If you are young and passionate about human rights, send us a 750 word essay on the topic: “Is there a relationship between civil political rights and socio-economic rights?” and stand the chance of winning a book voucher worth […]
Our partner, Ms. Betty Hamud narrates her work as a human rights defender and how she has partnered with Hakijamii to enable Westlands community members to realize their economic and social rights. Have a listen.
In celebration of World Toilet Day, our partners, Umande Trust in partnership with the Nairobi City County launched a new sanitation project in Kiambiu’s people settlement in Nairobi. Despite the rainy weather, residents of the informal settlement gathered together to make the launch of the project a success.
Seeking to amplify the voices of the vulnerable and directly participate in the realization of economic, social and cultural rights, Hakijamii launched an online sms reporting platform that allows community members to send in reports on violations as they occur on the ground. So far we have received reports from Kwale, Isiolo and Nairobi. Our […]
In a report made available last week, the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR) demanded that the Government of Kenya effectively enforce regulations in regard to the controversial American chain of private schools Bridge International Academies as a measure to guarantee quality education in Kenya. The ACHPR expressed concern over the “lack of […]
This years Intervarsity Debate theme was Education and Human Rights: Adding the youth voice towards achieving equitable and quality education. Over 20 university debate teams came together to battle it out. Have a listen to what they had to say:
Residents of Nairobi informal settlements came together to hold MCA’s accountable on WASH issues.
A bottom up model of planning in which citizens have a bigger role in setting the development agenda and priority areas of their counties, The full report can be read here.