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Commonwealth Officially Accredits First LGBQ Organization

22 Jun 2017

The Commonwealth Equality Network (TCEN) welcomes the decision by the Commonwealth to approve the Network for accreditation as a Commonwealth organisation. As a result of this landmark decision, TCEN is now the first and only LGBTI-focused organisation to be officially accredited by the Commonwealth. Accreditation means that TCEN activists will benefit from increased access to, participation in…

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Call for Applications: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

21 Jun 2017

Dedicated to international exchange, the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program offers five-month fellowships to leading democracy activists, journalists, and scholars from around the world.  During their time in residence at NED’s International Forum for Democratic Studies, fellows reflect on their experiences and consider lessons learned; conduct independent research and writing; engage with colleagues and counterparts in…

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PEMA Kenya Vacancies

15 Jun 2017

Persons Marginalized and Aggrieved- Kenya(PEMA Kenya) is a registered Community Based Organization (CBO) registered with the Ministry of Gender and Social Services that champions for inclusion of the sexual and gender minorities in the Coastal region of Kenya. PEMA Kenya also works closely with other organizations that share the same vision countrywide. PEMA Kenya wishes…

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I’m Homosexual & Catholic. Now What?

14 Jun 2017

I was in form three in a boys only boarding school when I started receiving anonymous love notes placed in my locker. The person would tell me how much he loved me and how he was so attracted to me. I was not very social then and I did not have many friends so it…

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The smartphone freed me’: a journey of dating as a transwoman

08 Jun 2017

It was a Saturday morning. I shut the door to my room on some pretext, went into the bathroom, and began reading out numbers on my phone screen. The number sequence was random, and I read each sequence out in different voices. First slower, pausing and extending the way I pronounced each digit. Next, breathier…

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Call for Applications – Programme Coordinator Gender Democracy

08 Jun 2017

Who is hbs? The Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs) is a German Political Foundation affiliated with the Green Party in the German Federal Parliament. The hbs Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa based in Nairobi acts as a people-centric green think-tank. We facilitate inclusive dialogues, offer expertise and in partnership with like-minded people and…

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UHAI EASHRI Call For Proposals 2017

08 Jun 2017

Application Deadline: 11:59pm EAT on July 2nd, 2017 UHAI EASHRI is pleased to announce its Call for Proposals for the Twelfth Round of Peer Grants. UHAI EASHRI is Africa’s first indigenous activist led and managed fund for sex workers and sexual and gender minorities. UHAI supports civil society organizing for and by sex workers and sexual and gender minorities in the seven [7] Eastern…

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Opportunities at Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)

06 Jun 2017

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) is a premier and flagship non-governmental human rights and governance institution in Africa that was founded in 1992 with a mandate of enhancing human rights centerd governance at all levels. Its founders and staff are among the foremost leaders and activists in struggles for human rights and democratic reforms…

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UNHCR Vacancy Announcement

30 May 2017

 Title of Post  Associate Communications / PI Officer  Category /Grade  NOB  Post Number  10005217  Reporting Date  Immediately  Type of Contract  Fixed Term Appointment  (Initial contract – 1 year)  Date of Issue  24 May 2017  Location  Branch Office Nairobi  Closing Date  06 June 2017  Vacancy Notice No.: IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/17/012  Operational Context: (role of the position within the…

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Call for Applications: Speaking Out East Africa Training

19 May 2017

The Global Forum for MSM and HIV (MSMGF) and ISHTAR is opening a call for applications for 5-day Speaking Out East Africa training.  The training will be hosted from 3rd -8th July in Kenya. The advocacy training equips indi­viduals and organizations with tools and techniques that enable them to become advocates right now, whoever and…

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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

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

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