Human Dignity Trust part of alliance leading new £5.6m programme to reform discriminatory laws

The Human Dignity Trust is proud to announce that it will will be implementing a £5.6 million programme to build fairer, more equal and more inclusive Commonwealth societies by supporting countries seeking to reform laws that discriminate against women and girls and LGBT people. The Trust will be delivering the programme as a member of the Equality & Justice Alliance.

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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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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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