Picture – Juliet Mengesa


Nominated by Welfare of Children and Youth Kenya

All 2022 Children’s Peace Prize Nominees

As a victim of child labour herself, Juliet works to share her real-life experience and advocate against child labour. Juliet is a member of the Children Advisory Committee, a national lobby group. She has actively participated in national advisory forums which engage policy makers on issues such as child labour. Through her work, she has recruited 30 child advocates to the Child Advisory Committee. Juliet also been featured in a global UN newsletter as an advocate in ending child labour. Alongside her advocacy, she has contributed to research about child labour globally. In the future, she wants to be a global child ambassador and to continue being a voice in ending child labour.