Eastern Africa

Kenya: Advocacy and Policy Engagement by Ishtar-MSM in

Ishtar-MSM engages in advocacy and policy engagement by being the link between the MSM (men who have sex with men) and MSW (male sex workers) community ...
2018

Kenya: the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

In 2013, three Kenyan activists advocating for the advancement of the human rights of sexual and gender minorities committed to engaging at the ACHPR for ...
2018

Kenya: Service Delivery and Uptake for MSM and MSW

The document highlights the implementation and the achievements achieved so far in service provision and uptake at the wellness centre. The analysis and ...
2018

Tanzania: Training refugee organisations

Refugee organisations are trained on LBGTI human rights and sexuality. This story ‘Sexuality and Love of Humanity’ by SANA from Tanzania, transformed ...
2017

Tanzania: Queer Moslim faith

A queer moslim reconciles his heart with the Islamic faith. By following a workshop with peers, Salum Abdullah from Tanzania made a positive connection ...

Kenya: Parties as safe spaces

How to create safe spaces and connect to healthcare: Parties! ISHTAR’s parties in Kenya are well attended. They are the place to be for fun, meeting ...

Tanzania: Trans people parents

It is not a one-day process: Programmes engaging parents of transgender people. Mwamba Nyanda from Tanzania tells about the slow process of gaining understanding ...

Kenya: Take it to the streets

Take it to the streets: Educating motorcycle taxi drivers in Kenya. Boda bodas (motorcycle taxi drivers) can be very hostile towards LGBTI customers, especially ...

Kenya: Traning religious leaders

Religious leaders: From aggressors to allies in Kenya. Having once spread hate, over 200 religious leaders have been trained all over Kenya since 2011. ...

Tanzania: Training the press

Give the public what they need, not what they want. “How does is feel to always face negative and hateful media coverage?” was the crucial question ...