Christine Gakii Nkonge

Christine Gakii Nkonge is the Executive Director of Katiba Institute. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Public Interest Litigator on constitutional and human rights matters, in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. She graduated with a Bachelors in Law from the University of Nairobi and a Masters of Law degree in Human Rights in International Justice Specialization from the Central European University, Budapest. She has litigated a wide spectrum of criminal cases before magistrates’ courts in Kenya and has ample experience in children’s rights. She has also appeared before the High Court of Kenya a counsel in a number of human rights violations. She was the Senior Litigation Counsel/Public Interest Litigation Manager in charge of the public interest litigation unit in Katiba Institute before taking up the acting position following the departure of the founding Executive Directing in September 2018 and being appointed to the substantive post in July 2019.


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