The Legal Protection of HIV/AIDS Infected Person in Kenya; Examination The Adequacy of the Law a Case Study in Kenya

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Certification ......... ......................... ..... .... ........................................... ... .... 1

Declaration ........ ......... ........ ....... .. ... ......... .................. ..... .. .... ....... ......... 11

Acknowledgements ................................................................................ 111

Dedication ............................................................................................. 1v

Table of Abbreviations................................................................................... v

Table of Statutes .................................................................................... v1

Table of international instruments.............................................................. vu

Table of cases......................................................................................... v111

Table of contents .. .................................................................................. x1

CHAPTER 1:

1.0 Introduction....................................................................................... 1

1.1 Statement of the problem................................................................................. 3

1.2 Objective of the study........................................................................................ 3

1.3 Scope of the study.............................................................................................. 4

1.4 Justification of the study.................................................................................... 4

I .5 Hypothesis.......................................................................................................... 5

1.6 Literature review................................................................................................ 5

1. 7 An overview oflaws governing AIDS................................................................. 6

1.8 HIV/ AIDS - the approaches the law can take................................................ 7

1.9 Research methodology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......................... 8

1.10 Limitation of the study.................................................................................... 10

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1.11 Data processing and analysis................................................................................ 11

1.12 Synopsis of the Dissertation.................................................................................. 12

CHAPTER II: THE HIV/AIDS TRAGEDY AND THE PLACE OF THE INFECTED

PERSONS IN THE SOCIETY

2.1 HIV/AIDS tragedy............................................................................ 13

2.2 The place of HIV/AIDS infected persons in society.................................... 16

2.3 Impact ofHIV/AIDS ........................................................................ 18

2.3.l The Demographic Impact....................................................... 18

2.3.2 Social and Economic Impacts of HIV /AIDS................................. 19

2.3.3 Household Impacts............................................................... 20

2.3.4 Impact on Education................................................................................. 21

2.3.5 Impact ofindustries, Business and Market.............................................. 22

2.3.6 Impact on Agriculture............................................................................... 24

CHAPTER III: THE ROLE OF LAW IN PROTECTING PERSONS LIVING

WITH HIV/AIDS

3.1 Discrimination of HIV/AIDS infected persons........................................ 25

3.1.1 Discrimination in the Employment Sector .............................................. 27

3 .1.2 Discrimination in the Insurance Sector.................................................... 35

3.2 Discrimination and stigmatization................................................................... 37

3.3 Role of law.............................................................................................. 39

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3.3.1 The Prospective Role of the Law . . . . . .. .. . . . . .. . . ...................................... 40

3.3.2 The Protective Role of the Law................................................................ 40

CHAPTER IV - CRITIQUE OF EXISTING LAW AND SUGGESTED

REFORM

4.1 The constitution of Kenya............................................................... 42

4.2 The existing legislation......................................................................................... 48

4.2.1 The Employment Act, Cap. 226, Laws of Kenya............................ 48

4.2.2 The Insurance Act Cap 487, Laws of Kenya........................................... 50

4.2.3 The HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Bill of2003 of Kenya............... 52

4.3 Procedure of enforcing rights of PL W AHAS against discrimination . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

CHAPTER V - RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS

5.1 CONCLUSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 58

5.2 RECOMMENDATION .................................................................... 58

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WANZA, M (2022). The Legal Protection of HIV/AIDS Infected Person in Kenya; Examination The Adequacy of the Law a Case Study in Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-protection-of-hiv-aids-infected-person-in-kenya-examination-the-adequacy-of-the-law-a-case-study-in-kenya

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WANZA, MUTINDA "The Legal Protection of HIV/AIDS Infected Person in Kenya; Examination The Adequacy of the Law a Case Study in Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-protection-of-hiv-aids-infected-person-in-kenya-examination-the-adequacy-of-the-law-a-case-study-in-kenya. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

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WANZA, MUTINDA . "The Legal Protection of HIV/AIDS Infected Person in Kenya; Examination The Adequacy of the Law a Case Study in Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 18 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-protection-of-hiv-aids-infected-person-in-kenya-examination-the-adequacy-of-the-law-a-case-study-in-kenya >.

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WANZA, MUTINDA . "The Legal Protection of HIV/AIDS Infected Person in Kenya; Examination The Adequacy of the Law a Case Study in Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-legal-protection-of-hiv-aids-infected-person-in-kenya-examination-the-adequacy-of-the-law-a-case-study-in-kenya