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Young Offenders Legal Aid and Reform Advocacy

Nairobi, Kenya
Joined March 2021

Young Offenders Legal Aid and Reform Advocacy (YOLARA) is a non governmental organization based in Kenya that ensures that the rights of children in conflict with the law are protected and upheld.

Presence in: Kenya
Focus: Criminal Justice

Young Offenders Legal Aid and Reform Advocacy (YOLARA) is a non governmental organization based in Kenya whose core purpose is to ensure that the rights of children in conflict with the law are protected and upheld.We do this by employing five core strategic approaches :-

  • Providing pro bono legal representation.
  • Monitoring the arrest of children to ensure that their rights aren’t violated.
  • Advocating for a more child-friendly Justice system and non-punitive alternatives.
  • Educating children on their rights.
  • Launching projects aimed at curbing delinquency and recidivism.

Our mission is to ensure that ensure the Rights of Children as enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) are implemented in Kenya .

People Associated With This Organization

Mitchel Mboya

Kenya  
Young Offenders Legal Aid and Reform...
Joined March 2021
Interests: Criminal Justice
I am an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a Bachelor's Degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a Post graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law. I am the Founder and CEO of Young Offenders Legal Aid and Reform Advocacy (YOLARA). My mission is to ensure that Young Offenders are given speedy fair hearings and that they are treated with dignity althrough.
Mitchel Mboya is the network champion (main point of contact) for Young Offenders Legal Aid and Reform Advocacy.

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