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GALCK Is Hiring

17 Jan 2019

Opportunity: Development Officer Accepting Applications from 17th-29th January 2019 Location: Nairobi The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK) is the national umbrella body for 16 organizations advocating for sexual orientation gender identity and expression (SOGIE) issues in Kenya. Together, we envision a safe and enabling environment for SOGIE organizations and individuals. GALCK is looking…

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MAAYGO Is Hiring

17 Jan 2019

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Manager Location: Milimani, Kisumu. Reporting to: Executive Director Organisation Background  The Men Against AIDS Youth Group (MAAYGO) is a non-profit, Community Based Organization with its headquarters in Kisumu. MAAYGO works to protect and promote health-related rights, and is dedicated to improve the health of key population, particularly…

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HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya is Hiring

17 Jan 2019

Job title: Social Worker  Reporting to: Protection Program Manager  Job Summary  HIAS is an international nonprofit organization with a stand for a world in which refugees find welcome, safety and freedom. HIAS operation in Kenya was established in 2002 with the mission to serve the most vulnerable refugees through community based protection including psychosocial support,…

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The 7th Regional CFCS Conference Call for Abstracts

16 Jan 2019

UHAI EASHRI is pleased to announce that the 7th Changing Faces, Changing Spaces Conference (CFCS VII) will be convened from 19th to 21st June 2019. CFCS is a pan- African biennial convening that brings together human rights activists, funding partners, health and legal professionals, allies, undertaking and supporting sex worker and LGBTIQ activism in Northern,…

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World AIDS Day 2018

01 Dec 2018

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK) joins Kenyans and people around the world in marking the World AIDS Day. Established in 1988 to raise awareness on the AIDS pandemic and the lives lost to the disease, today marks 30 years of concerted dedication and solidarity towards ending AIDS. Today we not only remember…

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Decriminalisation of Consensual Same Gender Sex in India

11 Sep 2018

In a momentous judgement by the Supreme court of India on Thursday 6th September 2018, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code was effectively repealed. The now repealed section which held “Whoever voluntarily, has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or…

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UHAI EASHRI Vacancy Announcement

29 Aug 2018

UHAI EASHRI (3725)– Appointment of Executive Director   Apply by 6 pm EAT Wednesday 12th September 2018 Building on its history as the continent’s first indigenous activist-led fund for and by sexual and gender minorities and sex workers, UHAI is looking for a radical and visionary leader. Established in 2009, we have grown to fund civil…

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Amkeni Malindi Vacancy Announcement

28 Jun 2018

AMKENI a CBO implementing Key Population interventions in Malindi, Kilifi County, through financial support from Kenya Red Cross Society under the Global Fund grant is hereby looking for a qualified person to fill the following position: Position Title:      Social worker Reporting to:        Program Manager Job Location:        Malindi Position advertised :      1 Psychosocial Counselor/ Social Worker…

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Vacancy Notice: Recruitment of GALCK’s Governing Body Members

26 Jun 2018

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya is the National umbrella body for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Queer organisations in Kenya. As a coalition, GALCK purposes to ensure a safe and enabling environment for LGBQ serving organisations and individuals in Kenya. About the Governing Body GALCK’s Governing Body governs GALCK and has fiduciary responsibility over…

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KNCHR: International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia

18 May 2018

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) joins Kenyans and people all over the world in marking the annual International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).This day was set in 2004 with the aim of drawing attention to the discrimination, violence and other human rights violations experienced by sexual and gender minorities all…

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Litigation & Advocacy

Consensual same-sex sexual conduct is criminalized under the law. These laws create a misguided perception in society that LGBQ persons are criminal; a perception that is driven to further perpetuate human rights violation and acts of violence. 

A Safe and Enabling Environment for all LGBQ Persons in Kenya

Our People

As the National umbrella body for SOGIE community organizations, GALCK represents LGBQ voices from across Kenya.

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