UNICEF expresses deep concern for children’s safety following protests in Nairobi and other parts of Kenya

14 July 2023

Nairobi, Kenya, July 13, 2023 UNICEF is deeply concerned about the safety and well-being of children in Nairobi and various regions of Kenya, in the aftermath of recent protests. 

The reports of children being exposed to tear gas and other dangers present in large crowds are alarming. We appeal to all involved parties to undertake necessary measures to ensure the safety and protection of children. Children should never be exposed to harm, and their fundamental right to education must be safeguarded. 

UNICEF remains committed to working tirelessly in partnership with local and national entities to secure the well-being of children across Kenya. 


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