Entries by Rosanne_BtG

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Will we see a historic court case in Botswana this Thursday on the decriminalization of homosexuality?

Not only in Kenya discriminatory laws are being challenged, also in Botswana the LGBT community goes to court: On Thursday, 14 March 2019, the Botswana High Court, will hear a case challenging the constitutionality of sections 164(a), 164(c) and 167 of the Botswana Penal Code. These provisions criminalize same-sex sexual conduct between consenting adults in Botswana […]

Historic court case for the LGBT movement in Kenya to have criminalisation clauses repealed

Friday, 22nd February 2019, a judgment of a historic court case in Kenya is expected, in which the LGBT movement seeks to have criminalisation clauses of the current law repealed. First petitioner of this case is the Director of HOYMAS, John Mathenge. Other organisations working on this case are NGLHRC, GALCK and NYARWEK. Equal rights mean equal access to health […]

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