A deep dive into Kenya ruling from Kari Mugo
Botswana’s High Court decision to decriminalise same-sex relations amongst consenting adults is a very important step forward for equality, says a UN human rights expert.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday warmly welcomed the decision by the High Court of Botswana to decriminalize consensual same-sex relations between adults by striking down relevant provisions of the country’s Penal Code.
In the present report, the Independent Expert consequently focuses on the role of data in the creation of a state of heightened awareness of the scourge of violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; the risks associated with data collection, use and storage; and key human rights safeguards in that regard.
UNAIDS applauds the landmark decision of the High Court of Botswana to declare unconstitutional key provisions of Sections 164 and 167 of the Botswana Penal Code.
A high court in Botswana struck down two colonial-era laws Tuesday morning, effectively legalizing homosexual conduct and making this southern African country the first on the continent to do so through its courts.
With 43 Yes votes and a lone No vote, the National Assembly yesterday endorsed the amendment of the Civil and Criminal Procedure Code (CCPC) Bill of Bhutan 2019.
The Anglican Church in the Province of the West Indies (CPWI) yesterday elected the Rt Reverend Dr Howard Gregory as its 13th archbishop, primate and metropolitan, making him the third bishop of Jamaica and the first Jamaica-born diocesan bishop to serve in the post.
Court rules in favour of Yeung Chu-wing, a gay activist who brought the lawsuit in 2017
Offences overturned or revised made gay men criminally liable for acts that are legal for heterosexuals
“The job has just begun. We have come a long way, but we still have a lot to do.”
Kenya's High Court has ruled against campaigners seeking to overturn a law banning gay sex. But there is much to be proud of in the fight for equality despite this setback, writes Kevin Mwachiro.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday expressed her disappointment at the decision of the High Court of Kenya to uphold a ban on consensual, same-sex relations between adults that dates back to the colonial-era.