News & Events

Repeal 162

May 24, 2019 by Admin

This is the collective movement behind two lawsuits that seek to challenge sections of the Penal Code that outlaw 'carnal knowledge against the order of nature and indecent acts between males whether in public or private'. These crimes are punishable with up to 14 years imprisonment. While it is not illegal to identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* gender or Queer (LGBTQ) in Kenya, laws like this criminalize anyone who identifies under this umbrella of identities.

Research and Documentation Officer

July 9, 2018 by Admin

The Initiative for Equality and Non Discrimination (INEND) is a local not-for-profitorganisation that researches and undertakes strategic actions towards equality, acceptance and inclusion in the Coast Region of Kenya. We share experiences and collaborate with other stakeholders in an effort to contribute towards tolerance, non-discrimination, acceptance and inclusion of sexual and gender minorities. INEND recognises the universality of human rights in the pursuit of democracy through the participation of everyone in an open, just and democratic society.


A lesson learned publication

March 26, 2017 by Admin

A lesson learned publication entitled “An analysis of the engagement with and progress made at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: A Kenyan activist’s perspective”, is an in-depth and incisive piece of work Co- authored by the Executive Director of INEND is out and available through this link