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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.
Today we held a meeting with our community partners in Kisumu to get their input into the National Slum Upgrading and Prevention Bill 2018 to submit to the Task Force. Here are some of the photos from the meeting:
Students from Mbagathi Primary School making question and answer chits during a Human Rights Club lesson facilitated by Hakijamii.
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: 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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]