“An increased legal awareness means that human rights can be properly enforced because people become aware of how the judicial system works and how they can access information”
International Commission of Jurists Kenya project coordinator Victor Kapiyo
Integrity Action has been working with local partners in order to take advantage of the new rights enshrined in the 2010 Kenyan Constitution to ensure improved service delivery for citizens.
Civil society activists in Kenya have pledged to do whatever it takes to overcome major issues with maternity services in their rural area. In 2009, almost £80,000 was approved by the Local Authority Transfer Fund (LATF) to build a new maternity wing at Shimba Hills Health Centre.
At an open hearing session Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Salam Fayyad promised to advance the interests and needs of Palestinian local councils surrounding East Jerusalem.