Entry #12261: LGBT discrimination in Kenya

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RegionKenya
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusIllegal in some contexts
Start DateJul 26, 2022
End Datenow
DescriptionSome protections for intersex children under The Children Act 2022. The law requires intersex children to be treated with dignity and have equal access to basic services like medical treatment and education, in addition to social protection services as a special need. It also requires the accommodation of intersex children in child protection centers and other facilities.
Sourceshttps://www.judiciary.go.ke/download/the-children-act-2022/ https://southfloridagaynews.com/World/landmark-intersex-rights-law-takes-effect-in-kenya.html?fbclid=IwAR2LDAs7RrgRLdz_3zgMkUUcU0ixCz2sbHbXvqt5shys


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Revision by Markissik. Reversed the previous version. Someone had vandalised this entry. All sources are listed.

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ValueNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Start DateJan 2022Jul 26, 2022
Descriptionno protections offeredSome protections for intersex children under The Children Act 2022. The law requires intersex children to be treated with dignity and have equal access to basic services like medical treatment and education, in addition to social protection services as a special need. It also requires the accommodation of intersex children in child protection centers and other facilities.
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no protections offered Some protections for intersex children under The Children Act 2022. The law requires intersex children to be treated with dignity and have equal access to basic services like medical treatment and education, in addition to social protection services as a special need. It also requires the accommodation of intersex children in child protection centers and other facilities.
Sourceshttps://web.archive.org/web/20140606193855/http://www.kenyalaw.org/Downloads/GreyBook/8.%20The%20Penal%20Code.pdfhttps://www.judiciary.go.ke/download/the-children-act-2022/

https://southfloridagaynews.com/World/landmark-intersex-rights-law-takes-effect-in-kenya.html?fbclid=IwAR2LDAs7RrgRLdz_3zgMkUUcU0ixCz2sbHbXvqt5shys
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https://web.archive.org/web/20140606193855/http://www.kenyalaw.org/Downloads/GreyBook/8.%20The%20Penal%20Code.pdf https://www.judiciary.go.ke/download/the-children-act-2022/ https://southfloridagaynews.com/World/landmark-intersex-rights-law-takes-effect-in-kenya.html?fbclid=IwAR2LDAs7RrgRLdz_3zgMkUUcU0ixCz2sbHbXvqt5shys

Revision by johnteg. misclick

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegalNo protections
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Revision by johnteg. no protections

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueIllegal in some contextsIllegal
Start DateJul 2022Jan 2022
DescriptionSome protections for intersex children. The Children’s Act 2022 demands intersex children to be treated with dignity and provided equal access to basic services like healthcare, education and social protection. It also condemns discrimination against intersex children in child protection centers and other facilities.no protections offered
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Some protections for intersex children. The Children’s Act 2022 demands intersex children to be treated with dignity and provided equal access to basic services like healthcare, education and social protection. It also condemns discrimination against intersex children in child protection centers and other facilities. no protections offered
Sourceshttps://www.kuchutimes.com/2022/08/kenya-amends-constitution-to-protect-intersex-children/https://web.archive.org/web/20140606193855/http://www.kenyalaw.org/Downloads/GreyBook/8.%20The%20Penal%20Code.pdf
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https://www.kuchutimes.com/2022/08/kenya-amends-constitution-to-protect-intersex-children/ https://web.archive.org/web/20140606193855/http://www.kenyalaw.org/Downloads/GreyBook/8.%20The%20Penal%20Code.pdf

Markissik created this entry.