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National dialogue to create safe spaces for children draws commitment from Nairobi County’s Woman Representative

“I commit to walk with, work with and  support all stakeholders for the protection of children from all forms of violence.” This was...

Growing concerns over shrinking civil society space deliberated at ICASA 2017

Photo: Activists storm the opening ceremony to voice concerns at ICASA 2017 “The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights...

KELIN hosts a Medico-Legal Clinic in Homa Bay County benefiting 350 residents

On 24th November 2017, KELIN held a medico-legal clinic at the Rose Muhando grounds in Homa Bay County. This event is a component of...

We Need More Than Global Commitment To End Tuberculosis

Photo: Panel on Respect for equity, ethics and human rights at the WHO Ministerial Conference on Ending TB in the Sustainable Development...

Developing Countries urged to take advantage of TRIPS public health flexibilities

On 1-3 November 2017 KELIN participated in a high level meeting on promoting policy coherence on health technologies and access in the...

KELIN spearheads first ever sub-regional dialogue on using the East African Court of Justice to advance Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

In recognition of the important role the East African Court of Justice can play in the protection of human rights within the East African...

Protecting the right to health of the vulnerable through transparency and accountability

Photo: Alice Ford (Able Child Africa) with Timothy Wafula (KELIN) during the workshop – October 4, 2017. On 3-6 October 2017, KELIN...

Case challenging the Forced & Coerced Sterilization of Women Living with HIV failed to take off as scheduled

Photo: Lawyer updates petitioners them on the status of the court proceedings. On 4 October 2017, the High Court directed that a case...

KELIN Widow Champions formulate a response team to report and document sexual violations

On 19 – 20 September 2017, KELIN engaged 30 widow champions from the sub counties of Seme, Nyando, Kisumu Central, Kisumu East, Kisumu...

KELIN set to engage widows from Kisumu County on documentation and reporting of sexual and reproductive health violations

On 19th – 20th September 2017, KELIN will engage 30 widows in a two day training in Kisumu County. The training is focused on...