Transparency and Accountability Hivos East Africa condemns the unwarranted attempts by the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Co-ordination Board at intimidating civil society organisations in Kenya. Their attempts to de-register the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AFRICOG) are unlawful and must be understood as part of an ongoing broader agenda… Continue reading Stop intimidating civil society organisations in Kenya
My name is Nelly Samz. I am from Mombasa and I identify as intersex. As an intersex person living in Kenya, we go through a lot of challenges especially in terms of education, employment and in interacting with other members of the community. Growing up, one of the many challenges I faced was having to… Continue reading #OurStories: Nelly Samz on being Intersex in Kenya
Embrace transgender community in Kenya, urges CJ Maraga
Clara, a Tanzanian trans sex worker speaks to ASWA about her life experiences in Tanzania and the challenges of being a trans woman sex worker in a hostile environment such as Tanzania today.
Five years ago a midwife in Kenya delivered a child with male and female sexual organs. The father told her to kill it, but instead she hid it and raised it as her own. Two years later, the same thing happened again – and before long she was forced to flee to save the children’s… Continue reading The midwife who saved intersex babies