MEDIA ADVISORY -DELIVERING RULING IN PETITION 606 OF 2014

Media Advisory: Court to deliver ruling in Petition 606 of 2014: Forced and Coerced

Sterilization of Women Living with HIV

Who: LAW (The Petitioner), Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV & AIDS

(KELIN), African Gender and Media Initiative Trust (GEM) Vs. Marura Maternity and

Nursing Home, the Nairobi County Executive Committee Member in charge of Health

Services, the Cabinet Secretary – Ministry of Health, Republic of Kenya and the

Attorney General.

What: Petition No. 606 of 2014: Ruling in the application made by Marura Maternity

and Nursing Home seeking to enjoin Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) and Program

Manager – OBA RH as interested parties. Parties made their submissions in support and

opposition of the application on 2 November, 2015.

Why: Marura Maternity and Nursing Home had filed an application seeking to have

PWC and the Project Manager- OBA RH enjoined onto the case arguing that Marura

Maternity and Nursing Home was only an independent contractor and they were

approached by the 1

petitioner based on the advice and assessment she had received

from the intended interested parties on tubal ligation.

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When: Tuesday, 1 December, 2015 at 0900hrs

Where: High Court of Kenya at Nairobi, Court No. 2 on 3

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Floor, Milimani Law Courts.

PLEASE NOTE: The applicants request that their names and identity should not be

disclosed in the media to protect them from further disclosure of their HIV-status.

Petitioner’s Court Documents

1. Petition number 606 of 2014

2. Application by Marura Maternity and Nursing Home seeking to enjoin PWC and

OBA- RH

3. Grounds of opposition by PWC

 

 

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