Human Rights From Below - Experiences of Local Human Rights Defenders In Kenya

Speaker: Stephen Mwangi, Co-ordinator, Mathare Social Justice Centre

In a context of global push back on human rights, local defenders remain as integral as ever to the respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights.

Stephen Mwangi, photo: Mathare Social Justice Centre

But what are some of the specific challenges for local defenders -especially for youth in large informal settlements- and how do these experiences reflect both contemporary issues and disconnections facing the human rights movement?

Seminar arranged by the Human Rights and Sustainable Development Research Group.
Contact: Peris Jones

Published Aug. 9, 2017 1:19 PM - Last modified Aug. 10, 2017 10:31 AM