Ms Pamela Ateka Muthiora is the founder Women In Democracy and Governance.she is a women human rights activist ,a Poet and the Author of “Sing Africa Sing”.Ms Muthiora is a nominee of The Reebok Human rights Award. Is a Winner of National Music Festival Award In Kenya.She is a wife and mother of four children, Pendo, Neema, benjamin, and Shanice .
Charles Andrew is a finance expert and has over ten years experience on developmental issues in Kenya, He has coordinated programs in Five of the Kenyan counties on Human rights. has a great interest in active involvement of the rights of the aged and aging in Kenya
The Imagination Of Storytelling In Addressing Inequalities
The spoken word captures listeners into a journey of imaginations, history, true experiences, lessons and longings, its attraction seems to have no boundaries of age, background or culture from the trivial to the Pertinent from the make believe to the factual, from humorous to heartfelt.
A spoken word evokes an atmosphere of intimacy, cosines, it seems at home nestled in an Environment that is untainted and pristine allowing a listening audience a clean canvas to journey in a Boundary less minds cape painted by the teller. Storytelling in all its forms (music, spoken word, rap, drama, story,, dance,) provides communities with education a chance to be educated , partake, listen; celebrate the story, and its telling. To journey, make transformations, find education, knowledge, and healing.
In this workshop we will use storytelling, the Art not to mention the value of the spoken word to rekindle and value an old and important means of communication that Encourages togetherness, community that seems to have innate features that characterize our humanness. The workshop will be participatory , the participants will create and tell stories as well as perform, act out their stories that address inequalities
Goals : To explore storytelling and the arts as a tool to educate communities on Human rights as a way of addressing inequalities and also the use of performance or digital storytelling communities
- Educate and entertain on Human Rights (HR)
- Inspire and re-enliven Provide a space for sharing for diverse communities, behavioral change and great/ positive attitude towards the aged and the aging ,
- Promoting the participation and protection of the aged through Human Rights Education (HRE)
- Promoting gender equality through HRE
- Promoting equality for aged migrants, refugees, newcomers through HRE
- Promoting equality and inclusion of the aged aging living with disabilities through HRE
- HRE as a means for reconciliation with aging indigenous people