University Students and Human Rights Advocacy

People go to universities for a variety of reasons. For some is to get new knowledge, for others are to get a job promotion and others is to earn more. Universities play the role of building knowledge among students through exposing them to diverse world-views. In some cases, university students have gone ahead and become… Continue Reading »

Education Under Siege

Education is a right granted by many constitutions across Africa. The Constitution of Kenya, in Article 53 (1) (b) state that every child has a right to free and compulsory basic education and Article 55 (a) the State shall take measures, including affirmative action. Sadly this right continues to be curtailed from primary school, secondary school, colleges and other institutions of higher… Continue Reading »

Navigating the Digital Divide

Covid-19 has turned the world upside down and has awoken the us to embrace technology. The responsive measures to prevention and containment of Covid-19 across different countries such as cessation of movement in Kenya, closure of offices and other workplaces and lock downs in countries such as Uganda and South Africa has brought to the fore the… Continue Reading »

Predators on the Prowl: Sexual Violence as Gender Based Violence in Learning Institutions

Sexual violence in institutions of higher learning takes various forms. This ranges from catcalling, body shaming, rape, and sex for grades and in some cases sexual harassment. Sexual violence is meted on students in institutions of higher learning by university staff, lecturers and fellow students. Sexual violence is not a female only phenomenon, it also… Continue Reading »

Haki Nawiri Afrika Updates

Welcome to the 1st Edition of Haki Nawiri Afrika Updates. Thisupdate showcases university students and communityengagement from June 2020 – February 2021.The highlighted activities include human rights training,paralegal training, student-police dialogues, psychosocialsupport and student-community engagement. You can download the report below