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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...
More girls being retained in schools
Action Aid Kenya is currently implementing the Safe Schools for Girls Project which seeks to understand and address the root causes and consequences of violence against girls and its impact on their...
Lydia fights for her right to education and freedom from violence
In 2011 while Lydia Chacha was a class eight pupil at Kehancha Primary School, she was nominated together with 5 other girls to attend a girls’ camp that was organised by ActionAid Kenya. There...
right to safe environments
violence against women and girls
The wings to fly
“ActionAid gave me the wings to fly” … These are the joyful words of Mary Kamene, a 40 year old widow and single mother of five. Standing out in the semi-arid area of Makima location Mbeere South...