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TESTIMONY FROM A PAST HRD AWARD WINNER, MAMA RAHMA WAKO

  A personal message to all HRDs. This is my story since I received the award; I have had a number of positive experiences. Some of the most memorable are: further recognition of my contribution to human rights by the Mathare Social Justice Centre which offered me an employment opportunity. I am now the Assistant

URGENT ALERT ON DISAPPEARANCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER MILDRED ATTY OWISO

PRess release for Mildred

NOMINATION CALL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AWARDS 2018

INTRODUCTION Civic space in Kenya continues to be under pressure as a range of actions are being directed against the work of Human Rights Defenders (HRD) and Civil Society organizations in Kenya. Physical attacks, criminal and administrative actions, legislative restrictions, negative rhetoric and limitation of human rights have undermined the Constitutional and international protections available

CALL FOR INTERNSHIP

POSITION OF PROGRAMMES INTERNS (3) The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders–Kenya (NCHRD-K) is a national organization incorporated in the Republic of Kenya as a Trust. Its mission is to strengthen the capacity of human rights defenders (HRDs) to work effectively in the country and to reduce their vulnerability to the risk of persecution, through

2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize call for nominations

The 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize will be given out at the United Nations in New York on Human Right Day, 10 December. Nominations are open until 6 April 2018. This year’s award will coincide with the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The prize to recognize individuals

Celebrating Mama Rahma, women rights defender in Kiamaiko

Mama Rahma has been a gallant Woman Human Rights Defender since 1984. In celebrating the International Women’s Day, she is one of the few women celebrated by the Standard Newspaper. Her journey has ben a successful one in overcoming all the odds especially in her Borana Culture to emerge as the only woman elder in

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