The victim survived the attack and received medical treatment. See all. While it is easy to say "You'll be fine.
Publicly support legislation that prohibits discrimination, including on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation, and creates effective mechanisms to identify and rectify incidents of discrimination, direct and indirect.
Mombasa, the largest city on the coast, also has higher HIV rates than the overall Kenyan rate. Advocate for the decriminalization of same-sex conduct, and ensure that Kenya upholds its commitment to align the Penal Code with the constitution.
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Human Rights Watch conducted interviews for this report, while PEMA Kenya conducted background research and legal analysis, reviewed drafts, and provided guidance through all stages of this process. They reminisced and chatted enthusiastically until the man's devout Christian wife realised the two men who helped her husband were gay.
It's I have met several gay couples visiting Kenya and been good thing you don't know how the majority of Kenyans feel towards homosexuals. Unlike leaders elsewhere in Africa that have deployed homophobia in bids for political capital, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, like his predecessor, Mwai Kibaki, has largely maintained silent in public debates around LGBT rights.
Failure to Protect: Mob Attacks and Individual Acts of Violence on the Coast The government of Kenya is responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure the security of all of its citizens and other people within its territory. Key Recommendations To the President and the Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya and the County Governors of Mombasa, Kilifi, and Kwale Publicly condemn any major incidents of homophobic and transphobic violence that occur in Kenya or in their counties, including mob attacks on individuals or organizations.
Fear of arrest for same-sex conduct acts as an impediment to anyone who might wish to report an anti-LGBT hate crime, because in doing so, they would have to reveal their sexual orientation or gender identity to the police.
To the Ministry of Health Ensure that training for all doctors, nurses, and other health workers includes a component on non-discrimination and sexual health issues affecting LGBT people. We also spoke with civil society activists who did not identify as LGBT, as well as with lawyers, police officials, and county government officials.