Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow
Wevyn Muganda is a young human rights activist from Mombasa, Kenya. Through her blog, ‘Beyond the Lines’, she is changing and disrupting the narratives of violent extremism through raising awareness and educating the online community on how to enhance peace and security.
In March 2019, she received the ‘She Can’ award for her outstanding work in advancing human rights and increasing access to justice for women affected by violence. She co-initiated Mutual Aid Kenya, a Covid-19 response initiative working with communities in informal settlements of Mombasa and Nairobi. She is part of UNDP’s Global Youth Program ‘16×16’ 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.