Selline Korir



Selline is the founder of the Rural Women Peace Link (RWPL), a network of grassroots women’s organizations operating in areas affected by armed conflicts in the western parts of Kenya. Selline and RWPL are working to help the communities through trauma healing for widows and ex-child-militias, as well as economic empowerment and reintegration of ex-militias into their communities. Selline has worked for many years in different rural parts of Kenya, empowering women and girls to become active citizens and agents of change.

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“My message and the lesson that I’ve drawn from the great work that we’ve been able to do is that peace is possible but it requires commitment. It is that peace is a risky endeavour.”

Selline Korir