Kenya's constitution eased access to abortions in 2010 but the overwhelming stigma surrounding the procedure means that many women resort to traditional practices or backstreet clinics that put their life in jeopardy. Every week, 23 women die from botched abortions, according to a 2012 study by Kenya's health ministry. Campaigners say the real number is even higher.
4 Dec 2020
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25 Dec 2019
Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire says the death sentences against five Saudis for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi were motivated by a 'desire to forever silence witnesses to or even the perpetrators of this horrible murder.'