A report of the task force on policy, legal, institutional and administrative reforms regarding the Intersex Persons in Kenya.

This Report documents challenges based on a first person encounter with intersex persons and their families. Evidently, intersex persons as a “marginalized”, “minority” and “vulnerable” group face a multitude of challenges and human rights violations from birth that includes: stigmatization, ridicule, discrimination and inadequate medical attention.
There is also a general lack of awareness about the intersex condition and the appropriate ways of supporting an intersex child and the immediate family. It is important to not that inadequate policy and legislative framework has hampered development of supportive systems for intersex persons in Kenya.

For more information, here is the complete report ; Kenya Intersex Taskforce Report 2018

 

 

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