Title Kenya: Information on the legal status of lesbians in Kenya. Information on the current situation and treatment of lesbians in Kenya? What is the government's and society's attitude in relation to this issue? Are lesbians being discriminated against due to their sexual orientation? What NGOs are available to support lesbians in Kenya? Is there free movement within Kenya; would a lesbian experience any legal or practical problems moving within the country? Would police provide protection / services to a woman experiencing problems due to her being a lesbian?
Publisher Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre
Publication Date 19 January 2011
Country Kenya
Topics Freedom of movement | Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity | Police | Security situation | Sexual and reproductive rights | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol Q13222
Cite as Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre, Kenya: Information on the legal status of lesbians in Kenya. Information on the current situation and treatment of lesbians in Kenya? What is the government's and society's attitude in relation to this issue? Are lesbians being discriminated against due to their sexual orientation? What NGOs are available to support lesbians in Kenya? Is there free movement within Kenya; would a lesbian experience any legal or practical problems moving within the country? Would police provide protection / services to a woman experiencing problems due to her being a lesbian?, 19 January 2011, Q13222, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4d3e71102.html [accessed 30 July 2014]
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