Amnesty International is an organization dedicated to securing human rights all over the world. For more than 50 years, AI has been a force for change organizing demonstrations, letter writing campaigns, awareness initiatives, vigils and more to end grave abuses and injustices inflicted on people every day. AI proudly boasts more than 8 million supporters, members and activists in over 150 countries and territories. Their unwavering dedication allows us to truly make a difference in the lives of thousands of men, women and children.
ABOUT AMNESTY KENYA
Amnesty International opened its office in Kenya in 2009. Working within the broader national and international human rights movement, we are known for our demand for adequate housing rights, mainstreaming essential services and security of women and girls in the urban settlements and protection of displaced persons and refugees and human rights education in Kenya schools and universities. We have also successfully campaigned against forced evictions, inadequate housing, extrajudicial executions and gender-based violence.
Informed by recommendations from our independent evaluation and insights from supporters, staff and the Board over 2020, this new strategy will enable;
- Greater coherence with the Amnesty International global strategy (2021-2029) priorities on civic freedoms and equality and freedom from discrimination
- Membership growth and greater involvement in our campaigns and governance,
- Deeper digital and face to face organising
- Stronger monitoring and evaluation,
- Financial diversification and organizational resilience through Kenyan’s donations,
- An activist and outward-facing Board,
- Section recognition and more effective engagement with the international movement
This strategic framework re-frames our obligation to realising the Constitution of Kenya, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and all other international human rights instruments.