THEME: ALL HUMAN BEINGS ARE BORN FREE AND EQUAL IN DIGNITY AND RIGHTS.
Chemichimi Ya Ukweli together with like-minded partners marked the International Human Rights Day in Migori County by reaffirming the commitment to protecting the inalienable rights outlined by the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognizes the “inherent dignity” and “equal and inalienable rights” of mankind’ which include life, liberty, security of person, conscience and religious belief, freedom from torture or slavery, and others.
The community was sensitized against FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) and the negative effects of this practice on women and girls.
Leaders were urged to preach peace and bring different diverse communities together. The media, more so the local radio stations were also urged to educate the community about peace building and sensitize members of the community further against FGM and gender based violence (GBV).
During the awards ceremony, the gender based violence prevention champions were awarded. Their good work and effort in their respective communities is commendable and we should always promote non-violence.