Implement Constitution to end preventable maternal deaths
Evelyne Opondo, the Center’s Senior Regional Director for Africa, wrote this opinion piece for The Standard calling for the government of Kenya to implement maternal health standards to align with its constitution. “Eleven years since the promulgation of the Constitution, women and girls still demand to enjoy their reproductive rights in toto,” said Opondo.
- The Standard: Implement constitution to end preventable maternal death
The Star also covered this topic, with Opondo claiming that police still use the “outdated” Penal Code to crack down on clinics and medics offering abortion services in Kenya.”