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Teresa Njoroge meets up with civil rights advocate Susan Burton

While in New York earlier this year, Clean Start Founder and CEO Teresa Njoroge met with Clean Start friend and partner Susan Burton.  Ms. Burton is the […]
Clean Start Kenya

Launch of Clean Start’s Research Report on Access and Administration of Justice for Women who Commit Petty Offences

Written by Audrey Masitsa Do you know from what age we incarcerate children in Kenya? 10? 8? No, conception. The practical reality is that we have […]
Clean Start Kenya

How a petty offence arrest led to the impoverishment of Emma

Written by Audrey Masitsa Emma was arrested and charged with hawking without a license. The married mother of two headed into town hoping to sell a […]
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New dawn for children of incarcerated mothers with launch of new child care policy

Written by Audrey Masitsa It’s a new dawn for children of incarcerated mothers as the Kenya Prisons Service recently launched the Policy on Care of Children […]

New regime must seize chance to reform prisons and reduce crime

Written by Irungu Houghton Azimio la Umoja coalition’s decision to petition last week’s election places another checkpoint on the Kenya Kwanza road towards a hustler nation. […]

Children of petty offenders pay dearly for sins of their mothers

Written by Mary Malemba, People Daily Emma Atieno was just going about her daily business when she abruptly found herself bundled inside a city askaris van. […]

Betty Khaguhia – From accountant to businesswoman making waves in the online world

Written by Audrey Masitsa Betty Khaguhia is a businesswoman and formerly imprisoned woman, a title she embraced upon completing the Ufunuo Program on the Outside earlier […]

Jane Kiio – Breaking the bias by thriving in a male dominated world

Written by Audrey Masitsa Jane Kiio is the embodiment of this year’s International Women’s Day of #BreakTheBias. The 52-year-old mother and grandmother has withstood travesty and […]

Prisons are no daycare centres: The plight of inmates raising children behind bars

By Mercy Kahenda Nancy Chepkoech is serving a jail term at the Nakuru GK Women Prison alongside her three-year-old son Felix Kipkemoi. When Health & Science […]