Led by Jaslika Director, Sheila Wamahiu, this was the first rigorous, detailed study of Nairobi’s children who lived and worked on the streets.
Irene K. Nyamu, a Jaslika Consulting co-associate, explores the role of civil society organisations like Plan International (Plan) in enabling children to claim their rights, including their right to citizenship.
Values are one of the three pillars of the vision and mission of the Basic Education Curriculum Framework guiding education reforms in Kenya. This study led by Dr. Sheila Wamahiu provides the evidence base for the operationalization of values in the Kenyan education system.
This study led by Dr Sheila Wamahiu was the first comprehensive analysis of education of the girl-child in Kenya. Though conducted over two decades ago, issues such as the gross abuse of children’s rights in schools, widening of gender disparities to the disadvantage of girls as one ascends the education ladder, their continued marginalization in STEM, and the pockets of male disadvantage in some geographical locations that were flagged in the report remain current.