Title Kenya: 1. Please provide background information on the bisexual and homosexual community in Kenya, including estimates of proportion / population. 2. Deleted. 3. Please provide information on the current laws on bisexuality and homosexuality in Kenya, including whether it is illegal to be bisexual or homosexual and the penalty for conviction of an offence under the relevant laws. Please also include information on the enforcement of the laws by the relevant authorities. 4. Please provide information on treatment of, and attitude toward, homosexuals by general society in Kenya, including traditional attitudes. 5. Please provide information on whether there is mob-violence whereby groups of the public attack bisexuals or homosexuals. 6. Please provide information on the treatment of homosexuals and bisexuals by the state authorities, particularly the police, in Kenya. 7. Please provide information on the protection of, and support services for, homosexuals and bisexuals in Kenya. 8. Please provide information on whether there are any areas within Kenya where the treatment of homosexuals or bisexuals is more tolerant (with a view to the reasonableness of relocation to such an area).
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 20 January 2011
Country Kenya
Topics Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements | Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol KEN38008
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Kenya: 1. Please provide background information on the bisexual and homosexual community in Kenya, including estimates of proportion / population. 2. Deleted. 3. Please provide information on the current laws on bisexuality and homosexuality in Kenya, including whether it is illegal to be bisexual or homosexual and the penalty for conviction of an offence under the relevant laws. Please also include information on the enforcement of the laws by the relevant authorities. 4. Please provide information on treatment of, and attitude toward, homosexuals by general society in Kenya, including traditional attitudes. 5. Please provide information on whether there is mob-violence whereby groups of the public attack bisexuals or homosexuals. 6. Please provide information on the treatment of homosexuals and bisexuals by the state authorities, particularly the police, in Kenya. 7. Please provide information on the protection of, and support services for, homosexuals and bisexuals in Kenya. 8. Please provide information on whether there are any areas within Kenya where the treatment of homosexuals or bisexuals is more tolerant (with a view to the reasonableness of relocation to such an area)., 20 January 2011, KEN38008, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f5df2282.html [accessed 23 August 2014]
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