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Wevyn Muganda

Wevyn Muganda is a human rights activist from Mombasa, Kenya. She is currently the Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow for the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders and the Coordinator for ISIRIKA, a community initiative to connect and organize individuals to take action. Through her blog, ‘Beyond the Lines’, she is changing and disrupting the narratives of violent extremism through stories and interlocution of laws and policies related to human rights, peace and security. In 2020, she co-initiated Mutual Aid Kenya, a Covid-19 response initiative providing essential supplies and enhancing political participation amongst communities in informal settlements of Mombasa and Nairobi. She is part of UNDP’s Global Youth Initiative ‘16x16’ that supports 16 activists from all over the world in advancing SDG 16. She also serves in the Advisory Board for Mombasa Women Social Justice Centre and the Young People’s Action Team at Generation Unlimited.