This work is supported by an Institutional Links grant, ID IL4 275861166 under the Newton-Utafiti partnership. The grant is funded by the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the National Research Fund, Kenya and delivered by the British Council. For further information, please visit www.newtonfund.ac.uk and http://researchfund.go.ke/. The partnership between UK and Kenya is known as the Newton-Utafiti Fund. The Fund in Kenya is administered in partnership with the Kenyan Ministry of Education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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