Intersex persons call for protection against abuse

An aggressive campaign by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) to create awareness on the plight of intersex persons is in progress countrywide. Consequently, intersex persons now want the government to protect them against any form of abuse and harassment from insensitive members of the public. In a one-day awareness creation meeting for […]

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1,524 intersex persons to be registered

A total of 1,524 persons who identified themselves as intersex in the 2019 census will now enjoy recognition in law if the government implements the recommendations of the report of the taskforce on policy, legal, institutional and administrative reforms on intersex persons in Kenya. The report recommends amendment of the Registration of Persons Act, Chapter […]

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Stop discrimination against intersex persons, KNCHR

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) wants Kenyans to stop discrimination against intersex persons. The Commission decried increased discrimination of intersex persons saying most of the time intersex people are denied key government services due to their nature. During a sensitization forum on the rights of intersex people held in a Murang’a hotel […]

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