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GALCK is Hiring A Social Media Consultant

16 Jan 2017

Accepting Applications from 16th– 30th January 2017 Location: Nairobi Duration: 5 Months 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…

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Ishtar MSM is Hiring An Accounts Assistant

16 Jan 2017

Position: Accounts Assistant Reporting To: Finance Manager Location: Nairobi, Job Purpose To provide support to the finance division in managing cheque, petty cash payments, requisitions and data entry and to provide updated cash flow reports in a timely manner. Accounts Assistant Job Key Tasks & Responsibilities Enter finance data accurately and timely Ensure sequential filing…

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Key Population Consortium Analysis & Conclusion on Use of Biometrics in IBBS in Kenya

16 Jan 2017

Kenya Key Population Consortium wrote to partners and donors on the proposal by the Kenya Government – funded by the Global Fund (GFTAM) and with technical assistance from PEPFAR – to use biometric fingerprinting for the collection of Key Population size estimates during upcoming IBBS Study. The communication highlighted fears of safety that the populations…

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COC Netherlands is Looking for A Consultant To Work in East Africa

12 Jan 2017

COC Netherlands is looking for a consultant to implement a regional context analysis and provide us with recommendations based on needs of LGBQ individuals, organisations, networks and movements and based on existing African and regional strategies in East Africa in the SOGIESC field. The regional context analysis and recommendations will be used within the PRIDE…

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Honouring the Gallant few who risk everything to defend human rights

11 Jan 2017

It has not been a good decade for political rights and civil liberties. Unpopular dictators under pressure to reform their political systems and relinquish office have responded by repressing dissidents and rivals, undermining their human rights. The cumulative impact of these trends has been dramatic. According to Freedom House, an American think tank, 2015 was…

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GALCK Statement: Your Safety is Important to Us

31 Dec 2016

At GALCK, we’ve noted an increased number in security-related incidents involving our community members during holiday seasons, over the years. Our Security apparatus were engaged for the most part of yesterday in resolving an incident at the Little Temple Club involving club officials and LGBQ community members. It is for this reason that we advise…

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6 Tuition Free Human Rights Masters Programs

28 Dec 2016

MSc Human Rights and Multiculturalism At Norway’s Buskerud and Vestfold University College, students can receive an MSc in Human Rights and Multiculturalism through a 2-year, full-time master’s program at the Drammen campus. This program takes an interdisciplinary approach to prep students to work in a variety of career fields, including government, non-profit, education, research, private…

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2017 African Leadership Academy (ALA) Fellowship Application

28 Dec 2016

About the Academy African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting thousands of leaders for the continent over the next few decades. The Academy is founded on the philosophy that a new generation of ethical, committed leaders is the key to Africa’s development. ALA seeks to become training ground for…

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Astraea Grant: International Fund June 2017 Cycle

28 Dec 2016

Astraea’s International Fund supports groups led by LGBTQI communities working for progressive social change, addressing oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression, and advancing work for racial, economic and gender justice. Astraea makes grants in our International Fund in two cycles per year. Groups are welcome to submit a letter of interest…

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For gays and lesbians in Mombasa, coming out is a ticket to stigma and discrimination

22 Dec 2016

Family rejection, homelessness and imprisonment are some of the harsh realities facing Mombasa’s sexual and gender minorities. Although human rights organisations are fighting for their equal rights, stigmatisation and discrimination remain high. Eric, 18, whose name has been changed to protect his identity, said he came out as gay to himself and to his family…

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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. 

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

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