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Media Advisory: Hearing of Petition 606 of 2014 on Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Living with HIV

Who: LAW, Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV & AIDS (KELIN), African Gender and Media Initiative Trust (GEM)

Vs.

Marura Nursing Home, the Nairobi County Executive Committee Member in Charge of Health Services, Cabinet Secretary – Ministry of Health, Republic of Kenya and The Attorney General.

What: The Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court in Nairobi will hear Petition 606 of 2014; a case challenging the forced and coerced tubal ligation of women living with HIV. To view the petition, click here.

 

When: 9 October 2017

 

Where: Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court of Kenya in Nairobi, Court No. 1 on 3rd Floor, Milimani Law Courts.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The 1st Petitioner request that her name and identity should not be disclosed in the media to protect her from further stigmatization and discrimination due to her HIV status. The proceedings shall be in camera.

 

To contribute to the discussions on this forum, follow KELIN on our social media platforms: @KELINKenya using hashtag #Justice2Health

 

For more information contact:

 

Allan Maleche,

Advocate for the Petitioner’s and

Executive Director, KELIN

Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV & AIDS (KELIN)

4th Floor, Somak Building, Mombasa Road

Tel +254202515790; Cell +254708389870;

Email: amaleche@kelinkenya.org

 

Or

African Gender and Media Initiative

3rd Ngong Avenue, Upper Hill Gardens, Apt #E-06

Telephone:  020-2113093/4

P.O. Box 50429-00200 Nairobi

Website: www.gem.or.ke

Twitter: @GEM_Africa

Facebook: African Gender and Media Initiative Trust

 

 



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