Centre For Human Rights and Policy Studies

The Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS) is a leading international African research centre based in Kenya that conducts high quality policy relevant research on human rights, security, terrorism and counter-terrorism, violence, crime and policing.

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Coast Interfaith Council of Clerics Trust (CICC)

Coast Interfaith Council of Clerics Trust (CICC) is a clerical organization dedicated to using intra- and interfaith dialogue to promote peace, security and development in the republic of Kenya.

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Haki na Sheria

HSI is an NGO based in Garissa, Northern Kenya, committed to the vision of a Kenya where all marginalized communities live dignified lives free of human rights violations.

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Human Rights Agenda (HURIA)

Human Rights Agenda (HURIA) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan Non Governmental Organization (NGO) committed to advancing human rights and strengthening capabilities of state and non-state actors with a view to enhancing the greater realization and equal enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms.

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Institute of Development Studies (IDS, UK)

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global institution for development research, teaching and learning, and impact and communications.

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Isiolo Peace Link (IPL)

Isiolo Peace Link (IPL) is a community-based network that brings together youth, women, faith-based and other civil society organisations and works closely with the county authorities and law enforcement agencies on security issues. IPL focuses on community level security initiatives such as small arms and light weapons control, facilitation of community dialogue and settling disputes as well as community policing.

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Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) core agenda has been campaigning for the entrenchment of a human rights and democratic culture in Kenya. Its mission is to foster human rights, democratic values, human dignity and social justice. This is achieved through multiple strategies and actions aimed at entrenching human rights and democratic values in the soceity by facilitating and supporting individuals, communities and groups.

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Kenya Muslim Youth Alliance (KMYA)

The Kenya Muslim Youth Alliance (KMYA) is an independent not for profit national youth network founded in November 2003, with a mandate to empower young Muslims through constructive engagement and participation in nurturing democratic, healthy, peaceful and just societies for all. KMYA's goals are accomplished through capacity-building, networking, dialogue, research and communication, health-related programs, information sharing and advocacy.

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Kiunga Youth Bunge Initiative

As a community organization KYBI works closely with the local communities, authorities, regional administrations, civil society organization, youth and women in building their resilience and promoting cohesion and development.

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Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI)

Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI) is a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) based at the Coast of Kenya. It began in 1997 to promote the struggle for human rights, with a view to contributing towards the national and international struggle to promote and protect the enjoyment of human rights and civil liberties by all.

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Rift Valley Institute - RVI

The Rift Valley Institute advances useful knowledge of the Eastern and Central African region and its diverse communities, bringing a better understanding of local realities to bear on social and political action. The RVI works with institutions in the region to develop and implement long-term programmes that combine action-oriented research with education and public information.

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Wajir Paralegal Network

Wajir paralegal network is a registered community based organization (CBO) in Kenya operating in the pastoral district of greater Wajir. It was formed to promote good governance in the marginalized community of Wajir and the entire region of north-eastern province. WAPNET provides a pro-active approach in tackling human rights issues and bringing social and economic justice to the people of Wajir. Such an approach has been absent in the past. Cases of rape, gender based violence and land disputes are often settled out of court and justice is rarely served; as evidenced by the historical injustices and gross human rights violations in Northern Kenya such as the infamous Wagalla massacre. 80% of the population in North Eastern Kenya are illiterate and because of this are unaware of their basic human rights. They are also unable to afford legal fees and so are not able to bring their cases to be heard in a fair court.

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