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Here is why you may prefer mediation over Court Processes

When resolving a matter by mediation, the parties in dispute usually appoint a third party (a mediator) who is neutral. One party may even propose a mediator they would want to preside over their dispute. Once an agreement has been reached on who should mediate, the process begins almost immediately.

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Pro-choice or pro-life

people who identify as pro-choice believe that everyone has the intrinsic human right to decide when and whether to have children thus accepting that anyone is free to opt for abortion in the event of an unplanned pregnancy. Those who identify as pro-life oppose abortion to the extent that they support capital punishment for women partaking in abortion and also are heavily against child welfare legislations.

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Unpacking protection against Domestic Violence Act 2015 .

2015 saw the advent of a progressive legislation that seeks to define as well as address the issue of domestic violence specifically. This was necessary, noting that GBV was previously housed within the offence of assault under the penal code which was too general in definition and terms, yet GBV has peculiar aspects to it that require specific redress for the ingredients of it.

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The HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act 2006 and the trial process at the HIV Tribunal.

Established under Section 25 of the HIV Prevention and Control Act of 2006, the HIV and AIDS Tribunal of Kenya is the only HIV-specific statutory body in the world with the mandate to adjudicate cases relating to violations of HIV-related human rights.

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LEGAL FAQs in Media and Entertainment Law

The role of contractual obligations, copyright and related rights cannot be underestimated by stakeholders in the industry. Being a very broad subject, this is one in a series of legal aid articles that will attempt to respond to the Legal FAQs raised by female artists.

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Woman sentenced to one day in jail for killing husband

The 49-year-old first appeared in court on the 27th of Jan where she pleaded guilty but did not intend to kill her husband. Her charges were then reduced to manslaughter and during her mitigation; she expressed her remorse and pleaded for a non-custodial sentence claiming she was her family’s sole bread winner.

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Laws against Gender-Based Violence in Kenya

The nature of gender-based violence is so severe that it is a clear violation of the basic human rights. Kenya has put on a strong legal framework in the constitution protecting its citizens from gender-based violence.

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The statutory framework governing entertainment and media in Kenya

The maximum penalties that can be imposed in case of breaches of the Code of Conduct range from USD 5,000 against individual journalists and media workers, to USD 200,000 against media companies.

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Could You Be Having Diabetes And Not Know It

The reason why so many diabetic cases go undiagnosed is because people miss the symptoms. In people with type 1, they can be sudden and severe while in type 2, the symptoms are not as apparent and you may end up dismissing them as something else.

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Martha Koome nominated as the next Chief Justice by JSC to take over from retired CJ David Maraga

As described earlier as the queen of experience and trouble shooting, Lady justice Koome is a soft spoken 61 year old lady , who was born and raised in Meru County, and her early memories are of her assisting her loving and hardworking mother with household chores and her siblings.

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Legal Awareness on Mental Health Policy

Mental illnesses are like any others. The mind is affected by the environment, genetics of a person, social or cultural background of a person; and physical factors such as accidents. Stress and depression cause the mind to be mentally unhealthy. Kenya is ranked by the World Health Organization as the sixth African country with the highest rates of depression.

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Article 43 COK in realization of Social inclusion

Article 27(4) of the COK provides that “The State shall not discriminate directly or indirectly against any person on any ground, including race, sex, pregnancy, marital status, health status, ethnic or social origin, colour, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, dress, language or birth.

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Claims arising from personal harm- Assault

Dadas, Tort law is a branch of the law which covers civil wrongs, such as defamation and trespassing, among many other transgressions. Under tort law, if someone suffers a physical, legal, or economic harm, he or she may be entitled to bring suit. If the suit is deemed valid, damages may be awarded to the victim to compensate for his or her troubles.

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The tort of battery

Battery is defined as any form of touching with some form of hostility without consent. What this means is that if you have a bodily touch with someone with some intention of causing harm or inflicting pain without their consent then that amounts to battery.

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Malicious prosecution

Prosecution is the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge. It happens after a complaint has been filed, a suspect arrested and arraigned in court on a criminal charge. A suspect changes status to an accused person after arraignment and plea taking.

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The dark walk through Divorce and what it entails

In Kenya, marriage is governed by the Marriage Act, 2014. The divorce system unlike other countries is based in nature; this means that the couple seeking to divorce must prove a matrimonial offence on the partner or spouse.

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Protecting the Kenyan Girl from FGM

Since this legislation was passed, there has been a decline from 27 percent in 2018 to 21 percent but some ethic communities still carry out the practice seeing it as a rite of passage to womanhood.

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Ending violence against Women

According to the UN, one in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence. Violence negatively affects women’s general well-being and prevents women from fully participating in society.

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Unfair termination. What Kenyan laws say about it

Termination will be deemed as unfair termination if the employer fails to establish that the reason for termination is valid; relates to the employees’ conduct, capacity or compatibility; or is based on the operational requirements of the employer; and was done in accordance with the law.

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Dadas on the hot seat in the search for the next Chief Justice of Kenya

It has been absolutely awe-inspiring watching dazzling displays of intellectual flex, illustrations of remarkable experience and even tear jerking or hilarious narrations of personal experiences by the interviewees. And don’t pretend you haven’t noticed fabulous fashion extravaganza especially by our Dadas sitting on the JSC Panel! #corporateslay goals.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month-April 2021: Understanding the Sexual Offences Law

In June 2020 Kenya government health information survey, released data that close to 4,000 school girls were impregnated in Kenya during COVID-19 lockdowns. This can definitely be contextualized as a direct outcome of a rise in sexual offences owing to the fact that teenage pregnancies involve minors.

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Kenyan journalist leading fight against sexual harassment in newsrooms

“Sexual harassment is about power and patriarchy provides an enabling environment for this behaviour to thrive. Most Kenyan newsrooms are male dominated, so you find that when it is a woman speaking up against this vice, they view women and do not hear the message,”