Groundbreaking Move to Include Intersex People in Kenya's Census
Kenyans will be given the option to identify themselves as either male, female or intersex in the upcoming national census to be conducted in a month. Intersex people are individuals born with any of several variations in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones, or genitals that, "do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies".
Demonstrators march through Nairobi streets to present a petition to parliament (file photo).
The intersex community chairperson, James Karanja, says that their rights are violated by the registrar of births through failure to issue them with a birth certificate and is ... Read more »
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