From 18th to 21st April 2017 Kituo cha Sheria was part of a team offering free legal aid services to the community in Kwale County. The various sessions were conducted in Bang’a, Kinango, Mwananyamala, Mivumoni and Lukore in Kwale County.
The team conducting the activities was made up of lawyers from Kituo cha Sheria, Plan International-Kenya, CLEAR Kenya, LawQuery and volunteer advocates from the coastal region.
In addition to the legal clinics, public awareness forums were held handling children rights, child abuse, women rights and the place of women in leadership, civic education and general human rights. Kituo’s programme officer Zedekiah Adika led various sessions during the 4-day activities which also touched on fundamental human rights, governance and the need for peaceful citizens’ participation in the electoral process.