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NCHRD-K Technical Consultancy Call

24 Mar 2017

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT TO DEVELOP A SAFETY AND PROTECTION GUIDE FOR SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS WHO WE ARE The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders–Kenya (NCHRD-K) is a national organization incorporated in the Republic of Kenya as a Trust. Its mission is to strengthen the capacity of human rights defenders…

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Why Silence Should Never An Option in A Hellish Society

23 Mar 2017

We live in strange and scary times. The president of the world’s most powerful nation is using Twitter to send out 140-character messages (full of spelling mistakes, I might add) to the world. Yes, Donald Trump, who has an army of communication and public relations experts at this disposal, is physically typing angry messages on…

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Lesbian Health Fund: Call for Submissions

20 Mar 2017

The Lesbian Health Fund (LHF), a program of GLMA, is currently accepting applications for the Spring LHF Grant Cycle. The deadline for receipt of applications is May 1, 2017. The mission of the Lesbian Health Fund is to improve the health of lesbians and other sexual minority women (SMW) and their families through research. In…

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The State Of Human Rights And Freedoms In The Republic Of Kenya

14 Mar 2017

Nairobi, Tuesday, 14th March 2017  Your Excellency, The President of the Republic of Kenya; The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights makes this address on the basis of its constitutional mandate as prescribed under Article 59 and within the general functions and powers under Article 252; and the statutory reporting obligations pursuant to the KNCHR…

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Protection Support Fund – Call For Proposals

03 Mar 2017

Open from December 1st 2016 until March 15th 2017 THE CALL In October 2015, Protection International (PI) became member of a consortium carrying the EU Human Rights Defenders Mechanism under the name of ProtectDefenders.eu. This call for proposals is organised thanks of the funds allocated under the component 2 (C2) of the Protect Defenders fund, in order…

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INEND Is Hiring

02 Mar 2017

Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer Organisation: Initiative for Equality and Non Discrimination (INEND) Duty Station: Mombasa, Kenya Reports to: Executive Director About INEND: The Initiative for Equality and Non Discrimination (INEND) is a local not-for-profit organisation that researches and undertakes strategic actions towards equality, acceptance and inclusion in the Coast Region of Kenya. We…

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I Am More Than My Sexuality

02 Mar 2017

I was born and raised in Kenya. I am a teacher, a voter, your neighbour, a student, a doctor, a parent, a police officer, an entrepreneur, a friend, a lawyer a judge, a policy maker just to mention a few. I am a law abiding citizen and I always pay my taxes on time. I…

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GF-KCM Key Populations Representatives Call

23 Feb 2017

Call for Nominations for Key Population Representatives to the Kenya Co-coordinating Mechanism (KCM) of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria. 1.0 The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is one of the most important and innovative health initiatives that support the…

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FRIDA Is Hiring an Advocacy Officer

21 Feb 2017

BACKGROUND Founded in 2010, FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund is the only youth-led fund focused exclusively on supporting young feminist activism to advance social justice movements and agendas across the globe. We believe in the collective power, expertise, and innovation of young feminist organizers to address root causes and structures of inequality in order…

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Bring the LGBQ Conversation Out of the Closet

27 Jan 2017

Coming out and identifying yourself as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Queer is always a challenge no matter where you live because of the stigma and discrimination that one is bound to face for the rest of their lives. Diversity is a beautiful thing, and to make people feel excluded for something they have no control over…

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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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