Intersex Persons Society of Kenya (IPSK)

IPSK is a new initiative that started its project in Nairobi county in October 2016 by providing support and creating awareness, as well as gathering data to establish the identifiable presence of intersex people and identifiable presence or practices or beliefs that threaten the human rights, dignity or lives of all such persons.

IPSK is a new initiative that started its project in Nairobi county in October 2016 by providing support and creating awareness, as well as gathering data to establish the identifiable presence of intersex people and identifiable presence or practices or beliefs that threaten the human rights, dignity or lives of all such persons. They therefore work to develop tools and information suitable and effective for advocacy towards intersex children, people and their families.

Their mission is to advance human rights protection and support of intersex children and through public Education and community engagement, enabling their community to access relevant information, access to appropriate healthcare, and to challenge discriminatory and oppressive cultural practices and laws relating to sex development variations, and resulting gender variance. They also support research and documentation on intersex healthcare, especially on HIV/AIDS.