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Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya (FIDA Kenya), Nairobi, Kenya
Activities Several programmes within our organization Several programmes within our organization enable us attain our ends: * Programme Support Unit. * Finance and Grant Programme. * Strategic Team. * Access to Justice programme :(a) Engagement with the formal justice system. :(b) Engagement with the formal informal justice system. :(c) Public interest litigation. :(d) The probono scheme. :(e) Self representation. :(f) Mediation. :(g) Emotional support. :(h) Legal Awareness. * Transformative Justice. :(a) Civic Engagement. :(b) Agenda Four. :(c) Constitutional and Legislative Reforms. :(d) Policy and Practice Advocacy. :(e) Treaty monitoring and research. cacy. :(e) Treaty monitoring and research.
Address P.O. BOX 46324-00100
City Nairobi  +
ContactEmail info@fidakenya.org  +
ContactNumber +254.20.3870444  +
Country Kenya +
ExecutiveDirector Grace Maingi-Kimani  +
FacebookURL http://www.facebook.com/FidaKenya  +
Location 1° 16' 60" S, 36° 49' 0" ELatitude: -1.2833333
Longitude: 36.8166667
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MissionAndPurpose The Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya (F The Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya (FIDA Kenya) was established in 1985 after the 3rd UN Conference on Women which was held in Nairobi. Until 1993, FIDA Kenya was affiliated to Federation International De Abogadas (The International Federation of Women Lawyers – FIDA) which was formed in 1944 in Mexico by a group of women lawyers with the aim of promoting women’s rights globally. FIDA Kenya is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization committed to the creation of a society that is free from all forms of discrimination against women. This is done through the provision of legal aid to indigent women, engagement on legal, policy and legislative reform, treaty monitoring and research among other programmatic interventions. Membership to FIDA Kenya is open to Kenyan women lawyers and women law students. Currently FIDA Kenya membership stands at over 600 registered members. '''FIDA Kenya’s Vision:''' We envision a just society that is free from all forms of discrimination against women. '''FIDA Kenya’s Mission:''' We aim to ensure that women are free from all forms of injustices based on gender, sex, class, ethnic origin, physical disability and religious beliefs. '''FIDA Kenya’s Values''' * Women Centred; putting women first. * Professionalism; professionalism in relationships and dealings with clients, ensuring client confidentiality and excellence. * Integrity; conducting all business with utmost honesty, integrity, transparency and accountability. * Team Work; a firm belief in mutual respect for each individual and team work. * Learning Organisation; learning from experience and through innovation, always seeking to improve. '''Scope of work''' * Locally – FIDA Kenya connects with the indigent woman through its legal aid clinics and community action groups which it has continued to work with to empower them with legal knowledge to reach grass root women at the municipality. * Nationally – FIDA Kenya is connected horizontally with like-minded players from whom it shares practices and innovations and vertically with strategic institutions of government through which it exerts policy and practice influence. * Internationally – FIDA-Kenya is recognized as a foremost African actor in the area of women empowerment. '''FIDA Kenya’s Services''' * We offer quality legal services to a limited number of women; * We create awareness on legal rights and educate women on self-representation; * We research, monitor and report women’ s rights violations; * We lobby and advocate for reform of laws and policies that discriminate against women. policies that discriminate against women.
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OrganizationType National NGO (operating countrywide or advocating at the national level)  +
SectorsWorkedIn Legal Rights + , Gender Discrimination +
Summary FIDA Kenya works to fight the discrimination of women through providing legal aid to indigent women, engagement on legal, policy and legislative reform, treaty monitoring and research.
Target Girls and Women +
TwitterURL http://twitter.com/#%21/fidakenya  +
WebsiteURL http://fidakenya.org/  +
YearOfFoundation 1985  +
Categories Organization  +
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