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Ijait Aluku

Mr. Ijait Aluku serves as the Program Assistant- Education and Litigation at the Economic and Social Rights Center (ESRC-Hakijamii). He’s a versatile legal practitioner with a neck for solving complex problems as well as attention to detail. Also derives unique satisfaction in successful completion of projects and tasks assigned by superiors.

Ijait is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is a registered member of the Law Society of Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) degree from University of Nairobi. He has expertise in legal research, litigation, legal writing, legal compliance, client and community relations.


Ijait finds pride in being part of the movement striving to make the world a better place especially for the marginalized in the society.

Key Responsibility

His duties include: engaging in review/development of policy; undertaking advocacy initiatives and strategic litigation on ESRC rights in Kenya and particularly right to Education; engagements in education governance, policy and legislative engagements and provision of legal advisories/opinions in relation to the realization of the right to education, and other socio-economic rights; conducting research on the Project’s priority areas and track developments relating to the right to education, and public interest litigation on ESC rights nationally and internationally and assisting the Executive Director in carrying out her functions by providing legal advice on emerging issues on economic and social rights and making recommendations in relation to a range of possible actions.

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