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MEDIA ADVISORY: MENTION FOR THE UPCOMING FORCED & COERCED STERILIZATION CASES What: Mention to verify whether parties have complied with the court orders issued on 24 February, 2015 in relation to two landmark cases Nairobi High Court Petition No. 605 of 2014 and Nairobi High Court Petition No. 606 of 2014on forced and coerced sterilization […]

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Mention of Cases of Forced and Coerced Sterilization of WLHIV in Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/hospitals-want-names-sterilisation-victims

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Media Advisory

MEDIA ADVISORY 23 February 2015 What: Decision on the hearing date for the two landmark cases on forced and coerced sterilization of five women living with HIV.The High Court of Kenya will give direction on how two landmark cases Nairobi High Court Petition No. 605 of 2014 and Nairobi High Court Petition No. 606 of […]

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Media Advisory

MEDIA ADVISORY 23 February 2015 What: Decision on the hearing date for the two landmark cases on forced and coerced sterilization of five women living with HIV.The High Court of Kenya will give direction on how two landmark cases Nairobi High Court Petition No. 605 of 2014 and Nairobi High Court Petition No. 606 of […]

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Justice for WLHIV affected by forced sterilization

Forced or coerced sterilization of  WLHIV is an infringement of their reproductive right and dignity as well as a social injustice that must be abhorred. http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/five-mums-sue-over-forced-birth-control

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Justice for WLHIV affected by forced sterilization in Kenya

http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Women-sue-over-sterilisation/-/1056/2551870/-/14knsexz/-/index.html

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5 Cases of forced and Coerced Sterilization Filed in the High Court of Kenya

  Announcement   1.0 BACKGROUND   Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV (KELIN) and Africa Gender and Media Initiative Trust (GEM) together with five women living with HIV have filed two petitions dated 9 December, 2014 in the High Court of Kenya (Constitutional and Human Rights Division) in Nairobi. The cases will have […]

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Strengthening Advocacy on Forced and Coerced Sterilization in Kenya

Objectives: (a)To facilitate access to justice for women affected by forced and coerced sterilization in Kenya. (b)To provide psycho-social support for women affected by forced and coerced sterilization in Kenya. (c)To hold dialogue forums with Community Health workers in Nairobi, Kisumu and Kakamega.

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Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

Sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is the concept of human rights applied to sexuality and reproduction. It is a combination of four fields that in some contexts are more or less distinct from each other, but less so or not at all in other contexts. These four fields are sexual health, sexual rights, reproductive […]

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Bio-medical HIV Prevention Strategies for key Populations/ Women

The HIV pandemic has been around for close to thirty years now, there has been remarkable progress in terms of understanding the disease from prevention to treatment and care. Over time the trends in infection have changed, and one notable thing is the way women are affected by the disease. Social cultural factors that are […]

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