The International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) is an internationally recognized intensive three week training program.Held in Montreal, Canada every June, the IHRTP is a world leading program on human rights education. It is the only training in the world specifically dedicated to building the capacity and skills of human rights educators. The program is
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 In parallel to the legislative process initiated by the Kenya Senate in July 2018, a Task Force constituted by the Ministry of Information, Communication and Telecommunication developed a draft Data Protection Bill which it published for consultation in May of this year. The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Kenya
ENGAGING MEDIA PRACTITIONERS IN ADDRESSING TORTURE, VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN KENYA About Us The Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) is a governance, health and human rights non-profit organization, whose vision is A Just World Free from Torture. Our work is underpinned by a holistic approach involving litigation, medical and psychosocial rehabilitation of survivors
Preliminary findings of Country Visit to Kenya by the United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism 7 to 17 September 2018 Nairobi, 17 September 2018 At the invitation of the Government of Kenya, I conducted an official visit in the country from the 7th to 17th of
Over 200 organisations from all over the world have signed on to this open letter endorsing the Nobel Peace Prize for the global community of Human Rights Defenders. The release of the open letter is accompanied by a public petition: Human Rights Defenders for the Nobel Peace Prize, which can be signed here.
13 September 2018 Amnesty International, National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders and Independent Medico-Legal Unit and Mathare Social Justice Centre have provisionally welcomed the announcement of far reaching reforms to increase police accountability, discipline and effectiveness by harmonizing policing operations. Placing the Administrative, Regular Police Service units and other security agencies under one command structure
An Overview of NCHRD-K’s Report on the Effects of Evictions to Women Human Rights Defenders and Women Rights Margaret Chesir was born in Embobut forest and for over 50 years has known no other home. She is a member of the indigenous Sengwer community, often evicted by the government in a bid to conserve the