The return of Kenya’s post 2007 elections Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to
areas that were affected by land grievances should not be promoted as a durable solution but rather as a temporary measure to be accompanied by clear efforts to resolve the underlying causes of displacements, London based
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) warns.
In its recent humanitarian policy group brief, the institute recommends that if durable solutions are found, programmes must henceforth take account of those who were forced to move in earlier wave of displacement.
In her home country, Sheikh was associated with an anti- government rebel group. She says that endangered her life, and the life of her five children. She had to take some drastic measures.
With six months old pregnancy, Woiyera was blissfully waiting to deliver her third baby when one morning she was awaken with cries and fire everywhere.
But those in their midst are good people who have come to provide them with food and shelter. But for these children, the psychological trauma brought unto them by post-election violence is what many do not understand.
When Hamida Sheikh fled Ethiopia in 2002 and took refuge in Kenya, she hoped that her life would take a turn for the better.
In her home country, Sheikh was associated with an anti-government rebel group. She says that endangered her life, and the life of her five children. She had to take some drastic measures.
From Europe to Asia, and America to Africa human rights issue remain a major concern.
It’s particularly worrying in developing countries where the trend continues with impunity.
This resolution came out of a heated debate which was characterised by passion, emotions and flaring tempers during a session dubbed “Alliance 2015: The Right to a Livelihood and The Struggle for Land Rights”.
ONE of the greatest human rights abuses that is currently haunting Africa is human trafficking and particularly child trafficking.
Girls and boys as well as women are being trafficked to western countries to serve as sex slaves. There are those who are used locally in sex tourism. Kenya was recently named as one of the leading countries where child sex tourism is deeply entrenched.