You can download the whole report at: http://nchrdk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/NCHRD-K-Final-Report.pdf
The right to privacy is a qualified right. Gender is not and cannot be its qualification.
For this year’s International Women’s Day, the Privacy International Network is sharing some of its successes as well as the challenges and opportunities face in at the intersection of gender issues and the right to privacy.
The State of Surveillance in Kenya is the result of an ongoing collaboration by Privacy International and National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders Kenya.
The Kenya Communications Authority (KCA) collects statistics on the communications sector. Mobile penetration was recorded at 83.9 % in June 2015, with 36.1 million mobile subscriptions. There were an estimated 29.6 million internet users in Kenya in June 2015, with 69 % of the population with access to the internet, according to the KCA.
The United Nations (UN) identifies the significant role played by regional human rights defenders in the promotion and protection of human rights. The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, espoused by the World Conference on Human Rights in 1993, authorized attempts to support and augment the usefulness of these measures while at the same time augmenting the significance of their cooperation with the UN human rights system. This has been authenticated by the UN General Assembly in a number of its declarations calling for the Secretary-General to keep on strengthening the exchanges between the UN and regional inter-governmental organizations dealing with human rights.
The report is attached below.REPORT-ON-REGIONAL-DIALOGUE-ON-SHRINKING-SPACE
The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP), the National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders-‐Kenya (NCHRDs-‐K), and Human Rights Agenda (HURIA) are jointly submitting this urgent appeal for your consideration, in relation to the ongoing targeting, by the Kenyan government and its security forces, of two respected Kenyan human rights organisations.