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Welcome to our November monthly discussion! I’m Pauline Vata from Hakijamii, a Kenya-based NGO advocating for economic and social rights of marginalized groups, especially those in urban areas. In the ...

I would like to take this opportunity to show my gratitude to everyone who took the time to read and participate in June’s discussion touching on...

Adequate housing includes more than just having four walls and a roof. The right to housing has been reinforced by international conventions, Article 25 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya. However implementing...

The Endorois Welfare Council (EWC) and ESCR-Net’s Strategic Litigation Working Group, with the lead of Dejusticia and Minority Rights Group International, organized a new meeting in Nakuru (Kenya) on July 4-5, 2015, bringing together more than 30 community members,...

The ESCR-Net's Women and ESCR Working Group brought together 35 African women’s rights advocates in Nairobi, Kenya, 16-18 June 2015, for the ‘International Mechanisms to Claim Women’s ESC Rights in Africa: Regional...

Hakijami, ISER and GI-ESCR, together with allies, expressed their concerns about the World Bank’s expressed support for the development of a multinational chain of low-fee profit-making private primary schools 

Natural Resources Alliance of Kenya, Okieg and Minority Rights Group continue advocacy against the Kenyan government for ongoing violations and denial of the Okeig's land rights

Several ESCR-Net members joined a first meeting of the Task Force created by the Kenyan government to address the ACHPR’s ruling on the Endorois case