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Refugee Trans Initiative



Refugee Trans Initiative

Refugee Trans Initiative has been able to start up a community safehouse that not only provides shelter and resources for transgender refugees but also seek to protect transgender refugees against physical and sexual violence, extortion by authorities and private citizens (including blackmail), forced eviction, domestic and intimate partner violence, and psychological violence including discrimination, harassment, and threats.

About the Initiative

Refugee Trans Initiative is a transgender led organization in Kenya that aims at improving the needs and rights of transgender refugees through advocacy and shelter that houses transgender rights defenders at risks. The shelter acts as a home for transgender refugees who flee persecution and those who have been subjects to trans- phobic attacks within their community.