Our Team

Our team consists of various experts on, and advocates for, children’s rights. They are:

Mr Edmund Foley

Ms Lucyline Nkatha Murungi

Prof. Julia Sloth-Nielsen

Mr Edmund Foley

Rights Journal (2006) of the Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU), Kenya and Encyclopaedia of World Constitutions (2007). Edmund holds an LLB from the University of Ghana and an LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the University of Pretoria. He has been called to the Ghana Bar since 2002.  

Ms Lucyline Nkatha Murungi

Nkatha Murungi graduated from Moi University, Kenya with an LLB degree in 2007. In 2008, she attended the Kenya School of Law while interning with the firm of Ochieng’, Onyango, Kibet and Ohaga Co. Advocates in Nairobi, Kenya. She graduated with a Master of Laws degree (LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa, HRDA) from Pretoria University in 2009. She was the winner of the Nelson Mandela Prize for best performance in the LLM (HRDA) class of 2009. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

Nkatha joined the Children’s Rights Project at the Community Law Centre as a Doctoral Researcher in March 2010. She is currently pursuing doctoral research in children’s rights at the University of the Western Cape.

Prof. Julia Sloth-Nielsen

Prof Julia Sloth-Nielsen is the Dean of Law at UWC and is a research associate of the Community Law Centre. She has published widely on criminal justice reform, penal and prisons policy, and juvenile justice.  Prof. Sloth-Nielsen’s book, entitled Children's Legal Rights in an African Context, was published by Ashgate in 2008.