Marie Stopes abortion services ban lifted, but with conditions

What you need to know:

  • In a statement on Thursday, Ms Kariuki directed the company to observe all laws that cover its work, as stated in article 26(4) of the Constitution.
  • The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board will regularly supervise the organisation's operations and submit reports to the CS.
  • The case arose from a petition by Thomas Ireri and Anne Kioko of CitizenGo Africa, who accused Marie Stopes of advocating for abortions through Radio Africa stations.

Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has lifted the ban on post-abortion care services by Marie Stopes Kenya and ordered its full compliance with relevant laws.


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