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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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Leading Global Jewish Human Rights Group Urges U.S. Congress to Reject President Trump’s Proposed Foreign Aid Cuts 

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) calls on legislators to protect international programs for women, girls and LGBTQI+ people  In response to the introduction of President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget, Rori Kramer, Director of Government Affairs at American Jewish World Service, issued the following statement: “We strongly denounce President Trump’s unceasing attempts to obliterate America’s …Read More

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