Access to Justice

Access to Justice

Introduction

Amkeni Wakenya is an initiative by the United Nations Development Programme. Amkeni Wakenya is a UNDP led Facility set up to promote democratic governance in Kenya. The name Amkeni Wakenya is inspired by the second stanza of the National Anthem that calls upon all Kenyans to actively participate in nation building. Amkeni Wakenya primarily works through Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in recognition of the significant role that they play in ensuring that the aspirations of Kenyans are taken into consideration in the democratization.

Mission and Vision of the Amkeni Wakenya Facility

Vision

A strengthened, broad-based and sustainable civil society that engages in, and promotes active citizen participation in democratic governance and reforms.

Mission

To provide inclusive, neutral and efficient support to civil society for the advancement of democratic governance and reforms.

Objectives

Following the post election violence of 2007/2008, a large group of people were displaced in western and Nyanza regions. CSO Network is seeking on providing a platform for Sexually Gender Based Violence women survivors affected by the post election violence.

CSO Network through the support of Amkeni Wakenya is seeking to facilitate the women in seeking justice, reconciliation and rebuilding their lives in two counties in western and Nyanza regions.

The following are the objectives of this project:

  1. Supporting victims of human rights to Access Justice and demand accountability, policy change and acknowledgement through judicial system.
  2. To build the capacity of communities and sensitize them on how to support, protect and prevent SGBV within their communities.
  3. Rehabilitation and empowerement of victims/survivors as basis for restoring dignity and strengthening self esteem.

The Access to Justice programme has been made possible with support from the following partners:



For more information on this activity. Please contact us using the following email: info@cso-network.org



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Amkeni Wakenya is an initiative by the United Nations Development Programme. Amkeni Wakenya is a UNDP led Facility set up to promote democratic governance in Kenya.

United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone.