The Summit Background

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) convened a people’s summit to commemorate the International Anti-corruption Day on 9thDecember 2016 at the Ufungamano House. The summit aimed at providing real opportunity for the public, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the government to engage in a political dialogue



The Makonde community in Kenya arrived in the country in the 1940s mainly as labourers in sugar and sisal plantations at the coast. The fact that many of those plantations have since gone out of business left members of the Makonde community not only without citizenship but also without


Discrimination is defined as ‘treating someone differently in a negative way’ because of who they are or what they believe. Such difference is expressed in terms of race, ethnicity, nationality, weight, class, caste, religion, belief, language, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, health and status quo.

In Kenya today, this


What is the two third gender rule?

The two third gender rule is one of the affirmative actions enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya in Article 27(8) of the Bill of right to help enhance equality. The two third gender rule requires that not more than two thirds of any


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