Category: Organisation

August 23, 2013 – TEA sues state of Kenya and NGO Coordination Board, Kenya

The board of Transgender Education & Advocacy (TEA), comprising of 3 transgender Kenyans, sues the state and the NGO Coordination Board for refusing to register TEA as an NGO. The state and the board oppose the case indicating that they could not register TEA because they could not tell the gender of the board members. The board also indicates that the applicants’ names on their national identity cards did not match the names submitted by the applicants when they applied for registration.

2015 – Rainbow Mirrors Uganda established, Uganda

Rainbow Mirrors Uganda was established in 2015 to support, advocate and influence policy and create programs for and with young trans women sex workers. RMU received its NGO registration in March 2016.

2015 – Trans Activist Movement of Namibia changes name to TIAMON, Namibia

The Trans Activist Movement which operated as a trans desk under Out Right Namibia (ORN) had a leadership change in 2015, and with the new director Deyoncé Naris, the organisation’s name changed to TIAMON as well as became fully independent from ORN and registered. TIAMON does advocacy and lobbying for trans rights.