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Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya

FIDA Kenya is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-governmental membership organization committed to the creation of a society that is free of all forms of discrimination against women and girls.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

FIDA Kenya through its flagship Access to Justice Programme prides itself as the premier women rights organization that is committed to providing access to justice to marginalized women through provision of legal advice, legal aid, self representation training, pro bono lawyer scheme, legal representation and strategic impact litigation.

In addition we undertake women’s rights monitoring, advocacy, education, referral, awareness raising on women rights, advocacy for the women rights protection and promotion, engagement with National, County and Civil Society Institutions to implement policies and procedures that protect women rights as well as engagement with international instruments and mechanisms in promoting women rights.

FIDA Kenya for instance has observer status with ECOSOC and African Commission. In addition FIDA holds Kenyan government accountable to compliance with their national and international obligations.

People Associated With This Organization

Ilham Hisham

Kenya  
Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya (Unverified)
Joined June 2020
Interests: Access to Information, Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health, Labor & Employment, Women's Rights
I am a senior programme officer currently with FIDA-Kenya. I have passion to help the fortunate access justice and I believe Namati has the necessary information to assist me in my field of work. I will also be able to volunteery services to Namati as I have before.

JANET ANYANGO

Kenya  
Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya
Joined March 2019
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
An advocate of the High Court of Kenya holding a post graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law pursuing a Masters Degree in Project Planning and Management. Currently a legal Counsel at FIDA Kenya's Kisumu Office passionate about upholding the rule of law and promoting human rights with a bias to women rights. A certified public mediator with diverse skills on alternative dispute resolution. Handles duties such as offering legal advice to clients, representation clients in court, conducting self representation training, conducting mediation,carrying out legal research on arising legal issues, litigation on Strategic Impact Litigation; comprehensive and timely report writing; planning and implementing projects, representing the organization in various stakeholder/partner meetings as well as facilitating and managing diverse groups .


Kind regards
JANET ANYANGO is the network champion (main point of contact) for Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya.

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