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Healthcare providers must be sensitized on the health needs of the transgender community

Arya Jeipea Karijo is a 40-year-old transgender woman living in Nairobi, Kenya. On this International Transgender Day of Visibility, we learn more about her experiences and those of the transgender community in Kenya.
Monica MWAI

13 January 2022

Monica Mwai is a 22-year-old final year university student at Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.

Monica MWAI

13 January 2022

Monica Mwai is a 22-year-old final year university student at Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.

ALVIN MWANGUI

13 January 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in various sectors, including education, where schools remained shut down for extended periods.

ALVIN MWANGUI

13 January 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in various sectors, including education, where schools remained shut down for extended periods.

Botswana GGR

13 January 2022

Transgender people are increasingly visible in both popular culture and in daily life. Unfortunately, discrimination, stigma and violen

Botswana GGR

13 January 2022

Transgender people are increasingly visible in both popular culture and in daily life. Unfortunately, discrimination, stigma and violen

contraception

06 January 2022

Harriet, 18, from Yumbe, Uganda is the fifth child in a family of seven (four girls and three boys).

contraception

06 January 2022

Harriet, 18, from Yumbe, Uganda is the fifth child in a family of seven (four girls and three boys).

Uganda

16 December 2021

Maka is a satisfied family planning (FP) user from Uganda.

Uganda

16 December 2021

Maka is a satisfied family planning (FP) user from Uganda.

Monica MWAI

13 January 2022

Monica Mwai is a 22-year-old final year university student at Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.

Monica MWAI

13 January 2022

Monica Mwai is a 22-year-old final year university student at Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.

ALVIN MWANGUI

13 January 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in various sectors, including education, where schools remained shut down for extended periods.

ALVIN MWANGUI

13 January 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in various sectors, including education, where schools remained shut down for extended periods.

Botswana GGR

13 January 2022

Transgender people are increasingly visible in both popular culture and in daily life. Unfortunately, discrimination, stigma and violen

Botswana GGR

13 January 2022

Transgender people are increasingly visible in both popular culture and in daily life. Unfortunately, discrimination, stigma and violen

contraception

06 January 2022

Harriet, 18, from Yumbe, Uganda is the fifth child in a family of seven (four girls and three boys).

contraception

06 January 2022

Harriet, 18, from Yumbe, Uganda is the fifth child in a family of seven (four girls and three boys).

Uganda

16 December 2021

Maka is a satisfied family planning (FP) user from Uganda.

Uganda

16 December 2021

Maka is a satisfied family planning (FP) user from Uganda.