Who Is A Human Rights Defender: According to the UN, “There is no strict definition of human rights defenders because they can be anyone who acts at any moment for any human rights. A human rights defender can be a man, a woman, a lawyer, a student, an NGO’s employee, a doctor or any person
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CHILD AND YOUNG HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD DAY OF GENERAL DISCUSSION: “PROTECTING AND EMPOWERING CHILDREN AS HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS” Background The 2018 Day of Discussion is the first ever global discussion focusing on children as human rights defenders. The Day of Discussion will take
A story of Salma Abdulatif Salma is a 23-year-old lady raised in Mombasa County who is currently pursuing her degree in Business Management (Maritime Option) at the Moi University, Eldoret Campus. She started her human rights work in 2015 and is also the founder and president of Motivational Talks for Youth Organization (MTY); a community
“Violation of one’s right threatens personal safety and peace. Therefore, if we are unable to prevent human rights violation then we should ensure that justice prevails,” Charles Omwanro, HRD Charles is a Human Rights Defender who champions for the rights of women and children with a focus on prevention and response to gender based violence.