Tag: Constitution of Kenya

Abortion Services in Kenya

The Constitution of Kenya guarantees the right of women and girls to access abortion services when, in the opinion of a health care professional, the pregnancy threatens the life and health of the pregnant person. In 2012, in order to implement this Constitutional provision, the Ministry of Health issued a Standard and Guideline for preventing and […]

Abortion stigma a possible death sentence for Kenyan women

Even though abortion is legal under certain circumstances in Kenya, since 2013, the country’s Ministry of Health has prevented health care providers from receiving training on abortion services. This has left women without the care they need and deserve. Agence France-Presse (AFP) quoted a report from the Center that found that seven Kenyan women and […]