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May 2021

Reducing gender based violence in Kenya

 

Human rights violations targeting people for their sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) are on the
rise in Kenya. These communities face stigma, discrimination, violence, lack of protection by law enforcement and government officials, and
limited access to services. In addition, the criminalisation of consensual same-sex relationships between adults increases the risks faced by
affected communities.

To address the challenges, in 2020 LVCT Health became a partner in the Zero Violence project, focusing on raising awareness of gender-based violence among marginalised women and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. Read more…  

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