UN told of challenges faced by indigenous Kenyans
A group of Ogiek men at a meeting in Nakuru during a past function. Sharply contrasting views of government policies regarding Kenyan pastoralists and hunter-gatherers were presented on Thursday at a United Nations forum. Ms Leina said pastoralist women in northern Kenya are denied property rights despite constitutional guarantees of equality.
Three-quarters of pastoralist women remain illiterate, Ms Leina noted. He pointed out that the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights had said the Ogiek must not be evicted from their ancestral homes in the Mau Forest.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Daily Nation