Name: Ruth Juliet Nyambura Gachanja.

Designation: Assistant  Lecturer

Department: Private Law

School: Law


Postal Address: P.O. BOX Private Bag Kabarak, 20157

Year  Qualification University
June 2013-August 2013 Bachelors International Development Studies University of Oslo
Oct 2010- Dec 2011 Masters in Law (LLM): Minorities, Rights and the Law Middlesex University
January 2015 Certificate in Child Sexual Exploitation: Understanding Abuse and Impact National Crime Agency UK
April 2013 Certificate in Advocacy Save the Children International
August 2010 Project Management Overview Learning For International NGOs (Mindleaders)
March 2010 Certificate of Training and Participation in Social Reconnaissance Model in the Kenya Youth Empowerment and Employment Initiative Africa Nazarene University
Jan 2008-July2009


Diploma in Law. Kenya School of Law
Sep 2003 – Dec 2007 Bachelor of law Moi University, Eldoret.


April- Dec 2006 Disaster management Certificate United Nation Disaster Management Training Programme
May- Aug 2004 Spanish language Elementary Level


International Center for Tourism and Foreign Language
DATE: Designation, Organization.
May 2015- current Assistant Lecturer, Kabarak University- Law School.
June to Current  Chairperson, Africa Institute for Child Studies
July 2016 Consultant, National Coordinator and Child Rights Technical Advisor, National Council on Administration of Justice, Special Taskforce for Children Matters
December 2014- April 2016 Executive Director, The CRADLE- The Children Foundation.
July 2014- July 2017 Chair Person, Counter Trafficking in Persons Advisory Committee according to the Counter Trafficking in Persons Act 2010.
October 2012- November 2014 Ag. Programmes Coordinator/ Program Manager- Policy and Legislative Advocacy Program ,The CRADLE- The Children Foundation


February 2012 to September 2013 Volunteer Assistant Director, Glory wonder Organization.
April 2011-Dec 2011 Advocacy Intern, Klevis Kola Foundation, London
Oct 2009 to October 2010 Legal Fellow, International Justice Mission (IJM)
July – Sept 2009 Voluntary Children Officer, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development-Provincial Children Office
Jan-June 2009  

 Pupil/Legal Assistant, J.  Louis Onguto Advocates


Year Name of project
   Institute for Security Studies, Pretoria (East Africa Association of Prosecution): Counter Trafficking in Persons Training Expert for East African Association of Prosecutors Training.
  Kenya National Commision on Human Rights and GIZ- Developing a curriculum on Migration and Human rights, Handbook on Migration and Human rights and IEC materials. Conducting training for KNCHR staff on Migration and Human Rights based on the curriculum.
  IDLO and GIZ: National Coordinator and Child Rights Technical Advisor to the NCAJ Special Taskforce on Children Matters
  International Rescue Committee: Training on Child Trafficking to Court User Committees.
  Coalition on Violence Against Women (COVAW): National Training on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children; Lead researcher on Social Norms Contributing to Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Kwale County.
  Watoto Watch: Training on Child Online Protection and the Law
  Horizon Institute- Somaliland: Developing a Module and Training Attorney Generals on Juvenile Justice and the Law.

 County Assemblies: Conduct Training on Child Protection and drafting policy on child rights.

  Advantage Africa- Training on Child Rights in Kenya. Training government agencies on child protection 2014; Training law enforcement agencies on Juvenile Justice, Children Act, International Child Rights Laws; implementing the sexual offences act 2014 and the Counter Trafficking in Persons Act;
  Clinton Foundation- Training on Child Protection and Child Labour

 IOM: developing popular versions of SGBV Laws in Kenya, training on Victim Protection; Sexual Offences Act

Children rights Law and Minority rights Law.