News/Activities

    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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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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16Days of Activism 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. It was initiated in 1991 by the first Women's Global Leadership Institute, held by the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University.   Theme:Together we can end Gender Based violence...

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Currently ongoing..Nyarwek Network Annual General Meeting September 8th 2017. #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 */  ...

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  To all members groups of NYARWEK, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Article 4.3 read together with Article 6.5 of the NYARWEK's Constitution 2015, THAT the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Network shall be held on Friday 8th September, 2017 as from 10:00 a.m-1p.m at Victoria comfort inn hotel to transact the following business;   Review membership of the network. i.e. signing of MOU. The strategic direction that members...

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Uganda Gay Pride Celebrations 2015 KAMPALA—For the second year in a row, the Ugandan government has canceled gay pride celebrations in the country’s capital.   Last week Wednesday, the country’s minister of ethics and integrity, Simon Lokodo, called for the shutting down of a pride gala set to take place at the Sheraton Hotel, claiming that the event was an “illegal attempt to promote homosexuality,” reports The Guardian. “It’s true...

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  The rich tapestry of Namibia’s LGBTI communities will be celebrated through a week long advocacy campaign, under the theme #WeAreOne, where Out-Right Namibia (ORN) will be collaborating with LifeLine/ChildLine and Positive Vibes Trust. The campaign will start with a media engagement breakfast on 25 July at the Avenue and from the 25 to 27 July LifeLine/ChildLine will be hosting a workshop for LGBTI youth entitled “this...

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