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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
The World Aids Day celebrations were commemorated in Nairobi County was held at the Deputy County Commissioner’s grounds in Kibra Sub-County. The theme of this year’s Celebrations was getting to Zero HIV infection; Zero HIV related Deaths and Zero Discrimination. The celebrations were led by the Chief Guest the County Director of Health, Dr.Wango’ndu, the […]
Lean on Me in partnership with African Gender and Media Initiative launched a campaign to end forced and coerced sterilization of women living with HIV to mark this years’ world AIDS day at Kisumu Sports Ground. This vice was evidenced by a report by African Gender and Media Initiative after a study and a launch of […]
The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has started investigations into cases of women living with HIV and Aids who claim they were sterilised without their knowledge.
HIV-positive women plan to sue doctors who allegedly performed the procedure without consent.