Memorandum on pandemic Response bill
TO THE PANDEMIC RESPONSE AND MANAGEMENT BILL, 2020
Economic and Social Rights Centre (Hakijamii) is a national NGO duly registered in 2007 under the National NGOs Act. The organization works with marginalized groups to support them to claim and realize their Economic and Social Rights and improve their livelihoods. Having been in existence for over a decade, the organization has made a substantial contribution towards economic & socio-cultural Rights policies and cut a niche in amplifying the voices of marginalized communities in Kenya to claim their rights. The Organization’s thematic areas are Land, Housing and Litigation, Education, Health, Water & Sanitation and Policy Research & Budget. Pursuant to the proposal of The Pandemic Response and Management Bill, 2020 by the Ad-Hoc Committee on COVID-19 Situation in Kenya, and subsequent call for submission of the memorandum, we do hereby tender our submissions and address you as follows.