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Articles

ACCESSIBILITY AS A RIGHT: THOUGHTS ON PRIORITIES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN KENYA

An article by Commissioner Lawrence Mute on the meaning of the right to accessibility; its relevance to persons with disabilities; and some considerations which state and non state actors in Kenya should have to enable THIS right for persons with disabilities. Click here to read more

ACCESS TO JUSTICE AS A HUMAN RIGHT FOR THE PEOPLE OF KENYA’S COAST

An article by Commissioner Lawrence Mute on justice as a human right, the considerations and priorities which should guide State and non state actors as they vigilantly seek to ensure that the people of the Coast access justice on an equal basis with the rest of the country. Click here to read more

GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACHES FOR HARNESSING RACIAL AND ETHNIC TOLERANCE IN KENYA

An article by Commissioner Lawrence Mute on global human rights approaches. The paper seeks to do three things. First, it provides a context for understanding why international human rights norms, frameworks and mechanisms are essential bulwarks for ensuring racial and ethnic tolerance at the municipal state level. Second, it describes two parallel but non-exclusive international and regional mechanisms of currency in determining or influencing Kenya’s actions regarding ethnic and racial tolerance. Finally, the presentation lists key recommendations which some of these international mechanisms presently expect Kenya to act on. Click here to read more