Trump's ban on global abortion funding has led to more abortions
By Nima Elbagir, Lillian Leposo, and Eliza Mackintosh
Video by Alex Platt and Fabien Muhire
Graphics by Kara Fox and Henrik Pettersson
May 24, 2018
Nairobi, Kenya — Health worker Elizabeth Wanjiru was walking through the narrow streets of Kenya's largest slum earlier this year when she came across two schoolboys pointing at something in a muddy ditch. As she drew closer she saw it was the remains of an aborted fetus.
Dumped elsewhere in Kibera, the fetus had washed up in a narrow alleyway after a night of rainfall. It's something Wanjiru hasn't seen for years.
State spent Sh533 million on unsafe abortions patients in 2016
Apr. 06, 2018
By RHODA ODHIAMBO
Public hospitals spent Sh533 million treating patients who sought medical services after botched abortions in 2016, a new report suggests.
The amount was used to purchase medical supplies and pay health personnel.
This was an increase by Sh100 million that was used in 2012 to treat unsafe abortions.