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Hope & a Better Life is No Longer a Dream for Dama
Inn most of rural Kenya; girls growing up in impoverished conditions are forced to drop out of school due to teenage pregnancy or early marriages, putting an end to formal education for them. The...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:23
Children's Assembly demands safe and non-violent environment from key duty bearers
Holiness is a 14 year old member of the ActionAid Child Rights Club and girls’ forum in her school. She is in grade 6 at Mwakirunge primary school in Bamburi Kenya and among the 12 children assembly...
AAK general assembly member to vie for the Member of County Assembly Mwakirunge Ward seat
ActionAid Kenya member of the general assembly is vying for the position of Member of County Assembly in Mwakirunge ward.40 year old Feddis Mbura is married with five children and got inspired to...
Action For Children's Right to Education (ACRE) Policy Brief
14 Apr 2016
Education transforms societies. It challenges inequality and discrimination. ActionAid believes a good quality, publicly-funded inclusive education should be available to all children. ActionAid is...
Empowering local actors to make decisions on priorities
The challenges facing poor and marginalised communities in today’s society are multiple and complex increasing vulnerability to securing livelihoods. Climate changes exacerbate the problem...
Emergencies & Conflict
ActionAid Nyarongi supports education
ActionAid International Kenya, Nyarongi LRP launched the Quality Education and Community Empowerment project in Nyarongi Division .The launch at Sasi Primary School was attended by ActionAid...
Determination to succeed
ActionAid Kenya has been working with women and girls from communities living in poverty and exclusion to increase awareness on laws governing women and girls rights. Bamburi Local Rights Programme...
Increasing inclusion of children with disability
By Rosemary MigiroIn the year 2013, the Government of Kenya enacted the Basic Education Act. The provisions of the Act protected the right to education for children, including those with...
children with disabilities
global action week 2015
AAK June newsletter
8 Jun 2015
We all agree that education is a basic right to all children, however the Kenyan patriarchal culture and lack of safe spaces for girls affect their ability to access school and remain in school.The...
Sauti ya wanawake womens movement working towards creating safe environment for girls in schools
Sauti Ya Wanawake is a women's network that has been working in Kilifi County since 2011. The network has been working closely with ActionAid under the Safe School for Girls Project creating...