The State of the Union (SOTU) is a coalition of civil society organisations working in ten African countries to advocate for the ratification, domestication and implementation of key African Union (AU) policy standards and legal instruments. These instruments cover issues ranging from governance, political, social and economic rights, to peace, security and development. Fourteen of them – ten legal instruments and four policy standards – if implemented, have tremendous promise for the lives of millions of Africans.
The Movement Building Forum was convened by Fahamu Africa aimed at creating consciousness amongst Zinduka participants to strengthen and nurture social movements in East Africa region. Fahamu is a pan-African organization whose vision is a world where people emancipate themselves from all forms of oppression. Fahamu exists to strengthen and nurture the movement for social justice in Africa through learning for change.
From 29-31 October 2014, Fahamu is holding an Adilisha (To educate) Study Dialogue in Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire. Fahamu will deepen the learning process of activists dealing with peace-building and conflict resolution for them to explore transitional justice mechanisms as they uniquely manifest themselves in Africa by examining their conceptual meaning and practical realities.
The Transitional Justice Tafakari Forum
Date: 6 October 2014 Time: 0900Hrs
Theme: Towards a self sustaining Transitional Justice in Africa
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Oxfam, Fahamu and the State of the Union Coalition (SOTU) have pleasure in inviting you to a breakfast celebrating the launch of the first country report under Oxfam's Raising Her Voice project analysing the implementation in Kenya of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa.
The Community Immersion and Dialogue in Mwea Irrigation Scheme was the 2nd in a series of Monthly dialogues conducted under Fahamu's Pan African Fellowship Programme(FPAP).The session took place from 26th -29th August 2014.
This is part of a speech and a collection of pictures including pictures taken during the launch of Black History month at the United States International University in Kenya, where the speech was given. The speech was made by Prof. PLO Lumumba an associate Professor of Public Law.
Evelyn Mkite is a fellow based in Cheptais location in the Mt Elgon region in Bungoma County. Her activism work revolves around fighting against child labour in Cheptais with the intent of keeping children in school.In the Mt Elgon region there has been an upsurge of school dropping-out over the last couple of years.
In the month of May Kiama Kaara introduced discourse on the concept of the commons. From this interaction the fellows were able to learn that Social Justice advocates for the Common goods of life. The fellows also appreciated the fact that the commons of the world are being unjustly held in the hands of a few at the expense of the many.