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Breaking barriers for women offenders in Kenya

Breaking barriers for women offenders in Kenya

In September 2023, Commonwealth Alumnus Benson Mwangi Njongoro delivered a workshop in Nairobi to raise awareness of the challenges faced by women during and post-imprisonment, and improve their access to existing services and reintegration programmes.  The workshop highlighted the gender-sensitive needs of women offenders and addressed the barriers and stigma they face.

Building ICT and Digital Skills in the Solomon Islands

Building ICT and Digital Skills in the Solomon Islands

In February 2024, the Solomon Islands Commonwealth Scholars and Alumni Associations (SICSAA) delivered a two-day STEM Awareness Basic ICT and Digital Skills Workshop at Kulu Community High School, North East Guadalcanal. The workshop aimed to address digital literacy in disadvantaged rural communities. The activity was organised by Commonwealth Scholar Martiza Nanau and supported by fellow Commonwealth Alumni from the Solomon Islands.

Strengthening gender equality in Ugandan schools

Strengthening gender equality in Ugandan schools

In October 2023, Commonwealth Alumnus Sarah Rachael Akello delivered a radio talk show and community-focused workshop to promote gender equality, raise awareness about diverse gender identities and associated challenges , and advocate for the provision of equal opportunities at the household and community level, and in schools and workplaces in Kaberemaido district, Uganda.  

Latest Publications and Resources

Promoting gender equality, improving access to justice, and promoting positive health outcomes for underserved communities: three new case studies

Promoting gender equality, improving access to justice, and promoting positive health outcomes for underserved communities: three new case studies

We are pleased to share the latest three alumni case studies, this time focused on the CSC Development Theme: Access, inclusion and opportunity. They join the twelve individual case studies published earlier this year demonstrating the outcomes and impact of Commonwealth Scholarships on international development across the six CSC Development Themes.

Expanding Horizons: The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship Programme

Expanding Horizons: The Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship Programme

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships were established in 2001 as part of an initiative designed to expand the modes of scholarships offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK. To date, it has funded nearly 4,000 Scholars from 41 Commonwealth countries to study at 45 different higher education institutions in the United Kingdom.