Achieng Maureen Akena

Achieng Maureen Akena is a lawyer and Kenya-based human rights and democracy practitioner. She has worked for several years defending the rights of marginalized and disempowered communities. She currently works with sexual minorities. 

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Don’t merge human rights with religion, even in Africa

By: Achieng Maureen Akena

In Africa, religion has often been a tool of oppression, not liberation. Some religious tenets and practitioners can help human rights, but they must remain separate ...




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