The world has made significant advances toward the principle of leaving nobody behind by ensuring humanitarian protection and achieving development goals.
Mount Kenya is the country's highest point, which stands 5,199 meters (17,057 feet) above sea level, and is a collapsed stratovolcano.
The major rivers in Kenya include the Galana River, Tana River, and Ewaso Ng'iro.
Kenya was granted independence in 1963, and became the Republic of Kenya in 1964.
In its early independent history, Kenya faced attempted coups and assassinations, and other internal unrest, but in more recent history, the country has stabilized.
Community outreach to LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers in Nairobi and Johannesburg has identified new strategies to ensure personal safety and access to essential services.
CWS has also launched peer support activities for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ youth at the urging of faith leaders who are providing pastoral care to families.
For the fourth year running, the CWS Safe Space program has assisted faith leaders in Kenya and South Africa to identify ways to extend welcome to persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, including LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers.
In the past year, more than 300 faith leaders participated in CWS training activities.
The British constructed a railway between Kenya and Uganda, and many laborers were brought from British India, bringing cultural traditions and the Sikh religion.
In 1944, the Kenyan African Union was formed, marking the first major step in the Kenyan independence movement.
Girls in isolated, rural areas often face deep-seated barriers to education, including female genital mutilation and early forced marriages, which continue to curtail girls from realizing their full potential.