Kenya to lose huge funding if LGBTQ practices banned, report says

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10/10/2023

A new study has raised concerns over the economic repercussions in Kenya in the event the government enacts legislation against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ). Kenya risks serious economic ramifications estimated at Ksh4.186 trillion ($28.13 billion) if President William Ruto assents to the Family Protection Bill fronted by Homa Bay Member of Parliament Peter Kaluma. While launching the report on Monday, an economist and social scientist Professor Fred Ogola explained that potential approval of anti-LGBTQ laws brings along numerous implications.

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