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Taskforce on Children Matters Updates

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Justice Martha Koome receives UN Award

Court of Appeal Judge Martha Koome, on October 28,2020, received a Runner-up Award as UN Kenya Person of The Year 2020. Lady Justice Koome was recognized for her advocacy for the rights of children in conflict with the law as well as child victims.nIn her acceptance speech, Lady Justice Koome said that she was grateful that it was not only those ordinary mwanachi on the streets who had noticed her work for children but also the UN had noticed that she spoke and worked for children.n“In accepting this nomination, I do so to celebrate and affirm that our children are...

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Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Martha Koome has asked the Council of Governors-COG to lobby for the enactment of a Child Protection Policy in every county and support the Children's Bill that is currently under review by the Office of the Attorney General to reflect the provisions of the Constitution on child rights.  nnSpeaking during a courtesy call by The National Council on Administration of Justice-NCAJ special Taskforce on Children Matters on the Chairperson Gender, Youth, Sports, Education, Culture and Social Services Committee of the Council of Governors-COG, Kericho governor Prof Paul Chepkwony, on Friday, October 19, 2018, Lady Justice...

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