children in front of a mural

Kenya’s abortion debate

In Kenya, a recent court case there has revived the abortion debate. Conflicting legislation has stirred confusion about what is and is not illegal. The World’s Halima Gikandi brings us more from Nairobi.

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Children attend an outdoor Christian prayer session in front of a mural on the side of the meeting hall in the village of Nyumbani, Kenya, Nov. 21, 2012. A move by former US President Donald Trump dramatically expanded cuts in US funding to foreign organizations that provide abortion services. 

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In Kenya, a recent court case has revived the abortion debate. Conflicting legislation has stirred confusion about what is and is not illegal. The World’s Halima Gikandi brings us more from Nairobi.