Month: July 2017
Do you know D.K.Basu?
So, next time if the police comes knocking on your door, ask them, “Do you know D.K.Basu?”
The Kenyan Election
This is the first of a four part series on Kenya’s national elections. Focusing on key factors such as the electoral process in Kenya and an insight into Kenya’s past elections leading to the 2017 elections. Introduction On August 4, 2010, Kenyans compellingly voted to pass a new constitution following decades of clamour for a new…
Peace, Tolerance, and Rule of Law to ensure Human Rights
It is evident that young people in Africa make up to 60% of the population and this indicates that there is a great need to harness on the involvement of young people in order to ensure that there exist freedom and respect for human rights within a society. However, there are about three major concepts…
RTI – A powerful tool of Democratic India
Art. 19(1)(a) of the Constitution of India ensures that all the citizens of India shall have the right to freedom of speech and expression. It implies that every citizen has the right to express his/her views and opinions, openly and freely, without any fear or constraint, through any mode of his/her choice, even by way…
Human Trafficking in Kenya
Human trafficking has been defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or…
Is poverty a violation of human rights?
We are living in a world where more than a billion of people are living with less than a dollar a day. Because of lack of resources, every day 30 000 children under 5 years die because of sicknesses that could be prevented. 1 over 5 children doesn’t have access to primary school and only…