Just do it. If you are considering volunteering abroad and can't make up your mind I would definitely say - do it! I left for Kenya because I wanted to gain experience in something new and unique. To see another world. To learn about a different way of life. To use my educational background in … Continue reading Six months in Kenya.
2017 has been a historical year for Kenya. Never before has the country’s presidential result been overturned; the first for Africa as a continent in fact. The decision however has divided many people who feel it has been a great example of Kenya’s democratic progress, while others feel it is harming the country’s political reputation … Continue reading Human Trafficking in Kenya: higher risk during post-election violence.
Human trafficking for sex earns more money than drug trafficking that is why there are more organised criminal gangs globally. One of the current debates is to reduce demand for sex, delegitimise purchase of sex and stop prosecutions of people who sell sex and prosecute the purchasers
Saudi Arabia's restrictive kafala (visa-sponsorship) system, which ties migrant workers’ legal residency to their employers, grants employers’ excessive power over workers and facilitates abuse.
On the 2nd of June I flew into the greater horn of Africa. Flying out to Kenya was a completely new experience for me. I had never been to Kenya before, never mind the continent of Africa. I had a connecting flight via Addis Ababa (the capital of Ethiopia) and to say the views from the sky were … Continue reading Dispatches: First impressions of Kenya.