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Improving the lives of intersex people in Kenya

The Week

Nestled in a quiet, leafy Nairobi neighborhood just a stone’s throw from the throbbing of sounds of a sprawling city market, is a refuge where intersex, transgender, and gender-nonconforming Kenyans can escape searing public judgment and discrimination.

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AJWS Denounces U.S. Senate for Failing to Stand Up for Human Rights in Burma 

  Leading global Jewish human rights group urges Senators to protect Burma’s minority groups    Rori Kramer, Director of Government Affairs for American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading global Jewish human rights organization, issued the following statement as the U.S. Congress failed to include language promoting justice and accountability for ethnic minorities in Burma …Read More

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