Safe Slums for Women and Girls sign now

PETITION FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF INSECURITY AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AND PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS LIVING IN THE INFORMAL SETTLEMENT/ SLUMS

WE THE UNDERSIGNED RESIDENTS OF NAIROBI, ACTING AS PETITIONERS, CALL UPON THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA, THROUGH ITS MINISTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION AND MINISTER FOR PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION AND INTERNAL SECURITY TO TAKE MEASURES T0:-

Ensure equal protection under the law to all those living in informal settlements. Enforce the Public Health Act and by-laws -including the local authority Building Code -requiring landlords to construct toilets and bathrooms in the immediate vicinity of each household.

Ensure access to dumping sites and improved roads to facilitate provision of sanitation the informal settlement areas.

Increase the levels of policing in Mukuru, Kibera, Korogocho and Mathare slums by setting up Police Stations/ Posts and ensuring other effective forms of policing in consultation with the residents.

Take immediate measures to improve confidence in the justice system and policing, including by improving channels of communication with police so that it is easier for women to report crimes against them.


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Latest Signatures

  • 28 October 201550. Anne Ww
    I do agree, there is urgent need to address the raised concerns
  • 10 October 201549. Elijah A
    Ensuring safety and security for everybody is Government's core mandate. Our mothers, wives, daughters deseve to be safe everywhere including in the slums i.e people's settlements.
  • 04 August 201548. Dandace G
    Rights for women and girls should be enforced
  • 02 March 201547. Derek O
    total security should be provided to the most venerable in our society.
  • 12 February 201546. Antony O
    I support this petition
  • 11 January 201545. Nduta K
    I support this petition
  • 17 December 201444. Lucia M
    I support this petition
  • 22 September 201443. Bernard O
    I support this petition
  • 28 June 201442. Dorcas I
    human diginity has to be respected by all means,no matter what it takes.
  • 27 May 201441. Cornelius Chaney
    I support this petition
  • 16 May 201440. Jennifer C
    In solidarity
  • 07 April 201439. Siyama I
    Protect a woman and you protect a Whole Nation,Violate a Woman and you violate humanity.
  • 18 March 201438. Bernard G
    The safety of all citizens is the prime responsibility of any government worthy it's salt. The challenge on the womenfolk in the slum is enormous, therefore the government shuold take the necessary steps in line with the new constitituion
  • 25 February 201437. Florence Mwikalik
    I support this petition
  • 13 February 201436. Cynthia D
    I support this petition
  • 20 December 201335. Bernard N
    women are the egines of our societies development
  • 16 October 201334. Charles Barazan
    Rights of women and girls should be upheld
  • 13 September 201333. Godwin Odhiamboo
    I support this petition
  • 14 August 201332. Ali N
    for sure we need to stand up together as one to fight for their safety. thanks
  • 01 January 201331. John Ochiengo
    it is high tyme we ordinary kenyans to act.
  • 26 December 201230. David Johnston
    it is a high time the government does something noble about this,afford every nairobian n kenyan a safe housing and clean drinking water and support the girl child awareness
  • 06 December 201229. Francis I
    like it,good idea.
  • 15 November 201228. Mohamed Joseph
    В
  • 05 September 201227. Gakii K
    Let us restore dignity to our people
  • 31 August 201226. Daniel M
    I support this petition
  • 17 August 201225. Philip O
    No one is safe if women and girls are unsafe
  • 19 June 201224. Grace W
    its true that when women/girls are secure,the whole society is secure.

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