This report presents the findings of the Public Inquiry into violations of sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) in Kenya. The Inquiry was undertaken in fulfilment of one of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights’ (KNCHR) primary mandates- to conduct investigations into any complaint on the violation of human rights in the country. The Inquiry was undertaken by the KNCHR following a complaint filed by two non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working on reproductive health issues in Kenya. The overall aim of the Inquiry was to establish the extent and nature of violation of sexual and reproductive health rights and recommend appropriate redress measures. The specific objectives of the Inquiry were to: Establish the legal and policy framework governing the implementation of sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya and their effectiveness; Assess the extent to which the government and non-state actors are complying with their obligations relating to sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya; Determine the extent of awareness and pursuit of sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya; Identify and document cases of violation of sexual and reproductive health rights in Kenya.
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
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