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ABIDJAN PRINCIPLES

ABIDJAN PRINCIPLES

We are excited to announce the release of the #AbidjanPrinciples! They bring clarity on existing legal obligations of States regarding the implementation of the right to education in the context of the growing private actor involvement. Read the principles here.  

LET’S GET QUIZZICAL

LET’S GET QUIZZICAL

Students from Mbagathi Primary School making question and answer chits during a Human Rights Club lesson facilitated by Hakijamii.  

DIALOGUE FORUMS IN KWALE COUNTY ON BUDGET ESTIMATES 2018/2019

DIALOGUE FORUMS IN KWALE COUNTY ON BUDGET ESTIMATES 2018/2019

Earlier this year, Hakijamii organized a meeting with Kwale residents to provide a platform for community members to discuss and share their proposals on the budget estimates for the year 2018/19. The meeting was attended  by county officials, civil society groups and the mining host communities. The forum encompassed discussions on Kwale county budget priorities,trend […]

FRAUD ALERT!

FRAUD ALERT!

FRAUD ALERT: To all our community members kindly note that a person by the name of Dr. Lazarus phone number 0759 304 786 / 0798 378 961‬ has been contacting our community members asking for Mpesa to be sent for a school project claiming he got your contacts from Hakijamii and that he works for […]

COMMITMENT BY STATE TO DRIVE SOCIAL HOUSING

COMMITMENT BY STATE TO DRIVE SOCIAL HOUSING

A 2017 World Bank report indicates that Kenya needs at least 2 million low-income homes to be able to realise economic growth. The government of Kenya plans to build 1 million homes by 2022, 800,000 of which will be affordable homes, while 200,000 will be social housing. The demand for low-income housing by the urban poor […]

RIGHT TO EDUCATION INDEX FINDINGS RELEASED

RIGHT TO EDUCATION INDEX FINDINGS RELEASED

Right to Education Index findings have now been released. Civil society partners from 21 countries completed the RTEI Questionnaire and Hakijamii through support of RESULTS International conducted the research for Kenya and submitted the country report below.

Experts from all over the world meet in Abidjan to adopt new guiding principles on the right to education

Experts from all over the world meet in Abidjan to adopt new guiding principles on the right to education

On 12-13 of February 2019, education and human rights experts will meet in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, for the adoption of guiding principles strengthening the right to access free quality public education in the context of growing private actor involvement in education. This landmark text promises to be the new reference point for governments, educators and […]

RTEI 2019 Advocacy Partners Announced

RTEI 2019 Advocacy Partners Announced

Through RTEI 2018, Hakijamii identified that girls of school age who are pregnant or have had a baby are typically expelled from school when teachers and school administrators learn about the pregnancy. Studies identified that approximately 13,000 girls leave school every year due to pregnancy, despite the Kenyan constitution forbidding discrimination on the ground of […]