A MAJOR WIN FROM THE HIGH COURT

On 12th June 2019, the high court ruled on Petition no 266 of 2015 commonly referred to as The JMM Case that “safe abortion is permissible under some circumstances such as in the opinion of a trained medical professional,  the health of the mother is in danger, or if permitted by any other written law or circumstances such as rape or incest” In regards to the health of the mother, Health as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO)’’ Is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity’’a trained medical professional is anyone who has undergone medical training and often involves; a midwife, clinical officer, nurse or any other trained...

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The Cost of Gag Rule to FHOK

Kenyan Clinic Rejects Trump Abortion Policy, Loses $2 Million In U.S. Aid May 2, 201810:00 AM ET SASHA INGBER Twitter Melvine Ouyo is a reproductive health nurse at Family Health Options Kenya. She visited Washington, D.C., to discuss how the clinic has lost funding because it would not agree to the terms of President Trump's executive order banning U.S. aid to any health organization in another country that provides, advocates or makes referrals for abortions. Emily Matthews/NPR On Jan. 23, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order that bans U.S. aid to any health organization in another country that provides, advocates or makes referrals for abortions. The full impact of the order won't be felt until September. That's when the U.S. government...

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