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ABUSE IN QUEER ACTIVIST SPACES: YOUR ABUSER IS A WOKE ACTIVIST CUM RADICAL FEMINIST.   What happens when your abuser is a woke radical feminist cum human rights activist in a queer activist space both of you share? As a person who has heard stories of abuse of all ages, myself included, I find it difficult to learn from other activist women (I'll speak for women here)...

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  The International Women's Day 2018 campaign theme is #PressforProgress   With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress.   And while we know that gender parity won't happen overnight, the good news is that across the world women are making positive gains day by day. Plus,...

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Growing up, nobody ever told me that love could be queer.   All around me, I saw men and women in love, dying for love and making sacrifices in the name of love but I never saw two women representing the type of love I felt and at that time, I was an outcast. I still am only that currently, I embrace my dissidence like a second...

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  #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */   The case is being heard by a three Judge bench. Yesterday's proceedings focused on Statement of the expert Witness Dr. Lukoye Atwoli, associate professor of Psychiatry at Moi University on fundamental issues of * Sexual orientation : Is it a choice or inborn * Science on the area...

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    CASE BACKGROUND   In 2016, the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC), the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK), and the Nyanza, Rift Valley and Western Kenya Network (NYARWEK) together with partners filed petitions 150 & 234 of 2016 respectively, at the high court.   These petitions challenge the constitutionality of sections 162 a), c) and 165 of the Penal Code of Kenya. The Petitions ask...

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There is so much taboo around anal sex and even just talking about is uncomfortable. Still as part of SRHR, we are here to learn about anal intercourse, what works and what doesn't, how it's done, the health risks associated with it and the many precautions one can take. Like most sexual activities, anal sex carries the risk of passing on sexually transmitted infections from one...

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MUSLIM AND GAY COMING OUT STORY   “When I came out, no one threw stones, and no one tried to convert me as I had expected. However, there were some worried voices around how it may impact on my happiness and life. Am glad I have had a positive experience up to now.   However, there is still no dialogue about being an LGBTI and Muslim – it’s...

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Apply for the following internship programs at VOICES OF WOMEN IN WESTERN KENYA Trans VOLUNTEER Finance Intern intern Programs        Application for BASELINE SURVEY Consultant at  VOICES OF WOMEN IN WESTERN KENYA TOR BASELINE SURVEY    ...

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Theme:Step Up for HIV Prevention. Thanks to all partners who made the annual world Aids Day a success. We were able to successfully commemorate World Aids Day in Kisumu,Kakamega,Bungoma and Vihiga County. Below are some of the photos from the activity. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ WAD kakamega WAD kisumu WAD kisumu WAD kakamega WAD kakamega blood pressure...

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