Hivos International

Colourful workplaces? LGBT inclusive multinational businesses in Kenya

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employees are part of a sizeable and dynamic workforce with unique professional insight and qualities. Workplaces around the world are becoming aware about LGBT issues, an increasing number of global organisations are creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture as top priority, many of them have globally inclusive policies that include LGBT. 

However, in local contexts where homosexuality is a social taboo and same-sex conduct is criminalized, it becomes a challenge to implement inclusive global diversity policies. 

For this reason the intent of Hivos is to extend our work with Workplace Pride Foundation and in partnership with Sullivan Marketing, a Nairobi-based integrated marketing communications and research firm that conducted a pilot study between December 2014 and March 2015. 

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