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
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.
When: Tuesday, 1 December, 2015 at 0900hrs
Where: High Court of Kenya at Nairobi, Court No. 2 on 3
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
3. Grounds of opposition by PWC