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Who is my mother? The dilemma of surrogacy agreements – Part I

Who is my mother? The dilemma of surrogacy agreements – Part I

The High Court of Kenya in A.M.N & 2 others v The Attorney General & 5 others was faced with the issue of ...
Promoting the Best Interests of the Child: Kenyan High Court Breathes Life into the Right to a Name and an Identity

Promoting the Best Interests of the Child: Kenyan High Court Breathes Life into the Right to a Name and an Identity

In May 2016, the Kenyan Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court in L.N.W v Attorney General ...
Turning back the clock on Socio -Economic Rights: Kenya’s Court of Appeal decision in the Mitu-Bell Case

Turning back the clock on Socio -Economic Rights: Kenya’s Court of Appeal decision in the Mitu-Bell Case

A July 2016 decision by the Kenyan Court of Appeal in Kenya Airports Authority v Mitu-Bell Welfare Society & 2 ...
Is the two-thirds gender rule discourse engendering double invisibility in public life for other vulnerable groups in Kenya?

Is the two-thirds gender rule discourse engendering double invisibility in public life for other vulnerable groups in Kenya?

It is asserted that an enduring democracy is one that secures the meaningful participation of youth, women, ...
The Ramifications of Kenya’s Decision to Expel Refugees From Dadaab Camp

The Ramifications of Kenya’s Decision to Expel Refugees From Dadaab Camp

The Kenyan government has come under sharp criticism following its decision to return refugees in Dadaab Camp back ...
Local Politics of International Justice in Kenya: How the ICC let the case slip away (Part I)

Local Politics of International Justice in Kenya: How the ICC let the case slip away (Part I)

In the wake of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to drop charges against the Deputy President of ...
The Dawn of Devolved Government in Kenya

The Dawn of Devolved Government in Kenya

In a landmark paper on Kenyan politics, Daniel Branch and Nic Cheeseman developed the term “bureaucratic-executive ...
Forced Evictions and Demolition of  Informal Settlements in Kenya

Forced Evictions and Demolition of Informal Settlements in Kenya

Forced evictions and demolitions of informal settlements in Kenya have been on the increase in recent days due to ...
The Mau Mau Litigation – Justice at Last

The Mau Mau Litigation – Justice at Last

It is rare for the British Government to apologise for state sponsored human rights abuses, particularly if they ...
The Mandatory Death Penalty and Narratives of the Common Law

The Mandatory Death Penalty and Narratives of the Common Law

Some people say the common law is all about narrative. A story gets told, then retold and retold and with each ...
Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

On 18 March 2015, in Aids Law Project v Attorney General and Others [2015] the High Court of Kenya declared ...
Implementation of Tripartite Agreement on Hold

Implementation of Tripartite Agreement on Hold

As host to the largest Somali refugee population in the world, it is little wonder that Kenya’s shoulders have ...

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