Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan environmentalist who began a movement to reforest her country by paying poor women a few shillings to plant trees and who went on to become the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize, died here on Sunday. She was 71. >>>
08/05/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Following outrage over reports of the controversial condom re-usage in Kenya, the Health Ministry in that country has reportedly pleaded for help from the United States’ Emergency Plan for AIDS relief, citing that condom re-usage by its citizens is due to the shortage of condom supply.
14/03/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
While still in the running for Senator of Kiambu Country, Kenyan human rights activist David Kuria has said that the focus has also been placed on creating a national constituency of about 250 000 voters willing to support a candidate amenable to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. >>>
11/10/2010 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
The new Constitution protects gays and lesbians. Why? Because its Bill of Rights protects the rights of all, not just a chosen few. Any first year law student knows this simple and clear statement of fact and law is unarguable. The Constitution protects everyone who is in Kenya – citizens and non-citizens alike – from discriminatory and capricious treatment.
Opinion by: Makau Mutua >>>
07/07/2010 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
With a view to raise awareness about available protections of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Kenyans in the Bill of Rights Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya hosted a Civic Education day on 19 June. >>>