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Njeri Gateru

Njeri Gateru is a cofounder of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Kenya and heads the legal department and provides legal aid, litigation, documentation and advocacy services to persons violated on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

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Journeying through sexuality, activism and the internet

Posted Jue 9 Nov 2017 - 11:37 | 4,639 views

Kenya has few protections for the people within its own country who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer. In this article Njeri Gateru traces their journey and that of the organisation National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Nairobi - the difficulties they have faced and their use of online tools and spaces.