8 DAYS TO REPEAL I62 RULING
Is a movement that seeks to rewrite history and map out a brighter future for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*gender, Queer, Intersex (LGBTQI) individuals in Kenya.
Section 162(a) and (c) say that any person who has ‘carnal knowledge against the order of nature’ or permits a person to have ‘carnal knowledge against the order of nature’ against them has committed a crime.If a person is found guilty for a crime under section 162 (a) and (c) of the penal code,that person can be setenced to a maximum of 14 years in prison.
The petition seeks to promote constitutionalism,equality and the rule of law and to ask for the protection of human rights for ALL as enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya.
It is a campaign supported by Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya, National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and Nyanza Rift Valley and Western Kenya Network- Nyarwek.
It seeks to give the LGBTIQI community a voice.They say no to violence,discrimination and hate against the LGBTQI community.
Why criminalize a sexual act between two consenting adults?
To the Kenyan LGBTI community we love you. Stand strong!
8 days to #Repeal162 ruling.