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Tatu Kamau petition: How landmark case in Kenyan court has sounded hitherto unheard voices

Thursday, 24 October 2019 will mark a momentous day as the hearing of a landmark case begins. High Court of Kenya petition 244/2019 is challenging the constitutionality of laws and policies criminalizing female genital mutilation as it were, the petitioner – Dr Tatu Kamau saying the Prohibition of FGM Act …

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Landmark case seeking to reverse anti-FGM laws set for hearing at High Court

A three-judge bench is expected start the hearing of a ground-sweeping petition case filed by a medical doctor seeking to find anti-Female Genital Mutilation laws in Kenya unconstitutional. The petition filed by Dr Tatu Kamamu also wants the Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board, headed by chairperson – Agnes Pareiyo, disbanded. “A …

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Civil servants temporary relief as court halts 1.5% levy deduction pending case hearing

The Employment and Labour Relations Court has stopped the Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs Ministry from deducting housing allowance of civil servants in various job group categories until a case challenging the exercise is heard. Justice Hellen Wasilwa granted the orders in an urgent application filed by the Union …

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