The Programmes Director provides leadership and manages all aspects of the translation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and planning of CAL ongoing Programmes and projects in keeping with the Constitution of CAL and the mandates of the CAL General Assembly.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Director of Programmes is accountable for positioning the organisation in terms of it’s organising at the international, regional, sub-regional and national levels so that it is able to deliver on its mandate to members. The position requires a high level of knowledge, skill and experience at the policy, strategy and operations levels. The successful candidate will be a team builder, bring a strong track record in feminist leadership within social movements and have experience in managing both programmes, projects and staff who are at middle management levels.
Deadline 22nd November
The International Human Rights Training Program (IHRTP) is an internationally recognized intensive three week training program.
It is the only training in the world specifically dedicated to building the capacity and skills of human rights educators.
The program is a unique opportunity for human rights educators to acquire practical tools to improve the effectiveness and impact of their work while deepening their understanding of human rights. Deadline: November 20th 2017.
Read the first publication of our annual report, with a summary of the year's activities, our programmatic growth and a message from our Executive Director on our 2016 year.
Click here to download a copy of our Annual Report. Printed copies are also available by request at our offices.
In response to the Call for Inputs issued by the Office of the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, this submission outlines the human rights situation of members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex community in the Republic of Kenya (Kenya). In particular, this submission discusses the following underpinnings: i) decriminalisation of consensual same-sex relations; ii) effective anti-discrimination measures; iii) legal recognition of gender identity; iv) destigmatization linked with depathologisation; and v) socio-cultural inclusion.
The Paralegal Resource Manual is part of NGLHRC’s ongoing work to enhance access to justice and bring to life the constitutional right of public participation of LGBTIQ individuals living in Kenya. The Paralegal Resource Manual is meant to increase knowledge of the rights entitled to LGBTIQSOGIE (Queer) persons by the Constitution of Kenya and understanding of the functioning of the judiciary system.
Click here to download a copy of the Paralegal Resource Manual. A few printed copies are also available by request at our offices.
The Pocket Paralegal Resource Manual is a shortened version of of our Paralegal Resource Manual for quick reference while in the field or as needed.
Click here to download a copy of the Pocket Paralegal Resource Manual. Printed copies are also available by request at our offices.
"The study finds that human rights violations against LGBTI persons in Kenya are systematic, highly prevalent and generally not redressed by the state when called to. There is a high prevalence of violence upon LGBTI persons who are routinely abused, subjected to hate speech and incitement to violence, suffer physical violence in terms from mobs and occasionally raped by police, vigilantes and organized criminals."
Report on The State of Trans Organizing by AJWS, October 31st 2017.
Press Statement: Kenya Medical Association statement against forced anal examinations, September 23rd 2017.
What African Sex Workers Want, Feb 7 2017
9 Tips for Coming Out to Your African Family, Feb 1 2017
Uganda’s Equal Opportunities Commission Act declared Unconstitutional, Nov 11 2016
Watch Deputy Chief Justice nominee's comments on LGBTI rights, Oct 25 2016
'Queer Questions' Podcast Takes on Stigma, Stereotypes in Kenya, Sep 28 2016
A Court in Kenya Will Decide If Anal Exams to Determine Sexuality Are Unconstitutional, May 4 2016
Kenya Leads In LGBT Equality In The Region, April 1 2016
Executive Director, Eric Gitari, on Pope Francis Visit to Kenya, Nov 26 2015
Press Release: State sued for forced HIV testing and Anal Examination to Prove Sexual Orientation, Nov 11 2015
Kenyan LGBT advocates meet with Obama, July 26 2015
Court orders Kenya to register LGBTI activist group, April 27 2015