News/Activities

The #Repeal162 movement is a part of a long struggle for the recognition and protection of the rights of the LGBTQI community in Kenya. It consists of 2 ongoing court cases: Eric Gitari v Attorney General & another (Petition no. 150 of 2016) and John Mathenge and 7 others v Attorney General (Petition no. 234 of 2016). These petitions ask the court to declare Section...

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"Safe Spaces for Youth"     Alternatively known as the IYD, the International Youth Day is a global annual awareness day that highlights legal and social issues related to the youth.   The brainchild of the United Nations (1999) is celebrated annually in August the 12th, and is often preceded by a series of meetings, activities and forums that involve the youth, local authorities and governments around the world. Each...

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  Social media is arguably one of the best inventions in human history and of course, it has had an impact on each of our lives at least negatively if not positively. We use it to propel our businesses, meet clients and even make deals to sustain our livelihood, we can also use social media for advocacy purposes and defend the rights and freedoms of people...

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      Today I wake up with a familiar ache in my abdomen. And just like every other day of the month when this happens, I feel disgusted. I feel angry. Outraged. Terrified and sad at the same time. A quick slip of a finger inside my pants to check if what I suspect is true confirms my greatest dread, it comes out all bloody and sticky. My sheets are...

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Nyarwek Network 2017 annual general meeting took place on April 6th, 2018.   NYARWEK, NOTICE WAS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Article 4.3 read together with Article 6.5 of the NYARWEK’s Constitution 2015, to all member organizations THAT the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Network shall be held on Friday 6th April 2018 as from 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Hillside villa hotel to transact the following business;     The...

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  The International Women's Day 2018 campaign theme is #PressforProgress   With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress.   And while we know that gender parity won't happen overnight, the good news is that across the world women are making positive gains day by day. Plus,...

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  #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */   The case is being heard by a three Judge bench. Yesterday's proceedings focused on Statement of the expert Witness Dr. Lukoye Atwoli, associate professor of Psychiatry at Moi University on fundamental issues of * Sexual orientation : Is it a choice or inborn * Science on the area...

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