Kenya: Rights group seeks to strike down discriminatory law

Rights group, the Kenyan National Gay and Lesbian Rights Commission has launched a case at the Kenyan High Court, arguing that sections of the Kenyan Penal Code are in breach of the Constitution and deny basic rights to Kenyan citizens. The case, filed in 2016, seeks to strike down sections of the Kenyan Penal Code that criminalize consensual same sex relations between adults. 

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Kenya: Appeal Court rules forced medical tests unlawful

In a significant win for human rights in Kenya, the Court of Appeal has ruled that the use of forced anal examinations by the state is unlawful.

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Listen: Panel discussion on the criminalisation and persecution of lesbian and bisexual women 

The Human Dignity Trust organised a panel discussion to mark the official launch of the first-ever global analysis of the criminalisation and persecution of lesbian and bisexual women, our report, “Breaking the Silence: Criminalisation of Lesbians and Bisexual Women and its Impacts.”

Listen to the panel discussion