LGBTQI News From Kenya


LGBTQI News From Kenya

Our news coverage features stories from Kenya and the rest of Africa on the growing LGBTIQ rights movement. Check in regularly for updates and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more. 

Interview with Kari Mugo, operations manager, National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, Kenya at The Economist Events' Pride and Prejudice conference on May 24th 2018 in London.

As a part of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2015, Njeri Gateru, Legal Officer at the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (Kenya) shared her story of why she became a lawyer and coming to terms with her sexuality as a young person. 


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Latest updates on scholarships, fellowships and job openings.


Openings at Book Bunk

Book Bunk is a social impact firm focused on the complete restoration of old library spaces as well as the installation of new libraries into public spaces. We also manage the curation and programming for these spaces.

Currently, Book Bunk is looking for

a) Finance and Administration Manager

b) Programmes and Events Manager

C) Communications Manager.

Follow each link to find out more about each position
Deadline: Not provided

Job Openings at One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. Instead of giving handouts, we invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. They currently seek to recruit:

a) Communications Associate (Editor/Writer)

b) Internal Communications Lead (Senior Associate)

c) Grants Finance Associate

d) Supply Chain Operations Associate

Deadline: Not Provided

Executive Director

The African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA) is the Pan African alliance of sex worker-led groups that exist to strengthen the voice of sex workers, empower and advocate for the advancement of the Health and Human Rights of sex workers.

ASWA is looking to fill up the position of an Executive Director. Reporting to the ASWA board, the Executive oversees all aspects of the running of the organization including but not limited to management of the Operations, Human Resources, Financial and Program departments.

Deadline: 7th December 2018

Communications Officer

Natural Justice (NJ): Lawyers for Communities and the Environment is a non-profit organisation, specialising in human rights and environmental law, operating on the African continent and at the regional (African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights) and international (UN) levels.

NJ seeks a full-time Communications Officer in Nairobi who can help build our brand identity and our communication channels, with the aim to increase awareness of our community projects and legal work with communities affected by decisions on their local environments. The communication officer will spend 50% of their time to support the deCOALonize campaign in Kenya.

Deadline: 4th December 2018