Collective Protection: A Case Study from Kenya
Activism in Kenya is vibrant and powerful. Local human rights defenders and the organizations supporting them have grown increasingly effective, mobilizing their communities to take on inequality and injustice.
But when people stand up for their rights and freedoms, they threaten the power of local authorities, the national government, and corporations.
NEW VIDEO: A Day In the Life Of An Activist
What does an activist do on a normal day? In our latest video, A Day In The Life Of An Activist, meet Swaleh Elbusaidy–a human rights activist from Lamu, Kenya. He works to protect and promote the rights of people in his community, where government efforts to industrialize the area threaten local culture and livelihoods. Watch and share.