In the complex landscape of Kenya’s human rights struggles, the historical implications of colonisation echo through the present, particularly regarding the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender-diverse (LGBTQ+) individuals. Inherited from its colonial past, our legal system bears the burden of archaic laws criminalising same-sex sexual activity. Despite the Constitution of Kenya (2010)…

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Human rights are universal and not restricted by geography. Although Africa, a huge and diverse continent, recognizes this in its Charter on Human and People’s Rights, the LGBTIQ+ community still confronts considerable obstacles as a result of social stigma, discrimination, and legislative prohibitions. In Africa, 32 countries criminalize same-sex conduct; this is about 60% of the continent, according to ILGA World.

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