Concept Note & Call For Expression Of Interest Human Rights Report 2017 Study On The Profile And Status Of Women In Judiciaries In East Africa
The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) is a non-governmental, nonpartisan, Non-profit, organization, whose members are drawn from the Bar as wll as the Bench. The ICJ Kenya is a section of the International Commission of Jurists whose headquarters are in Geneva,
Switzerland. The ICJ Kenya mission is to protect human rights, and promote the rule of law and democracy in Kenya and across Africa through the application of legal expertise and adherence to international best practices. The organization has a vision to be a premier organization promoting a just,
free and equitable society.
ICJ Kenya is undertaking a project that seeks to strengthen the judicial implementation of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol). The specific objectives are to: strengthen the technical capacities of judicial officers in East Africa on interpretation and application of the Protocol; support increased women representation in regional judiciaries, through the following activities: and, enhance general awareness on the relevance of the Protocol.
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