Read the first publication of our annual report, with a summary of the year's activities, our programmatic growth and a message from our Executive Director on our 2016 year.
Click here to download a copy of our Annual Report. Printed copies are also available by request at our offices.
In response to the Call for Inputs issued by the Office of the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, this submission outlines the human rights situation of members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex community in the Republic of Kenya (Kenya). In particular, this submission discusses the following underpinnings: i) decriminalisation of consensual same-sex relations; ii) effective anti-discrimination measures; iii) legal recognition of gender identity; iv) destigmatization linked with depathologisation; and v) socio-cultural inclusion.
The Paralegal Resource Manual is part of NGLHRC’s ongoing work to enhance access to justice and bring to life the constitutional right of public participation of LGBTIQ individuals living in Kenya. The Paralegal Resource Manual is meant to increase knowledge of the rights entitled to LGBTIQSOGIE (Queer) persons by the Constitution of Kenya and understanding of the functioning of the judiciary system.
Click here to download a copy of the Paralegal Resource Manual. A few printed copies are also available by request at our offices.
The Pocket Paralegal Resource Manual is a shortened version of of our Paralegal Resource Manual for quick reference while in the field or as needed.
Click here to download a copy of the Pocket Paralegal Resource Manual. Printed copies are also available by request at our offices.
"The study finds that human rights violations against LGBTI persons in Kenya are systematic, highly prevalent and generally not redressed by the state when called to. There is a high prevalence of violence upon LGBTI persons who are routinely abused, subjected to hate speech and incitement to violence, suffer physical violence in terms from mobs and occasionally raped by police, vigilantes and organized criminals."
Eric is a human rights lawyer, queer activist and writer. As Executive Director, he oversees administration, programmes and strategic plan of our organisation. He reports to our Advisory Board.
Njeri heads the legal department and provides legal aid, litigation, documentation and advocacy services to persons violated on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.
Imani is a trained lawyer. who leads the response team when NGLHRC receives reports of violations of rights to privacy, dignity or equity of LGBTIQ or gender nonconforming persons.
Claire assists in accomplishing our financial objectives, developing financial strategies and monitoring our financial health.
Mercy oversees front desk operations of NGLHRC and is the face of our office. She also assists with running our social media platforms and managing external communication.
Gaitho is a human rights lawyer responsible for streamlining NGLHRC's documentation and conducting legal research projects.
Robert supports the work of the Accountant and Financial Consultant by undertaking clerical tasks, assisting with donor reporting and draft budgets, payroll and payment processing and reconciling finance accounts.
Kari is helping strengthen NGLHRC's internal operations, providing staff support and assisting in the implementation of our institutional growth plan.