In the matter between R.M. versus the Hon. Attorney General et al: High Court of Kenya, 2010
|Date||December 29, 20152:32 pm|
|Subject||Children in detention, Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Intersexual child|
The petitioner commenced these proceedings by way of a petition filed pursuant to Rules 11 and 12 of The Constitution of Kenya (Supervisory Jurisdiction and Protection of the Fundamental Rights & Freedoms of the Individual) High Court Practice and Procedure Rules L.N. No.6 of 2006. The petition was filed under the former Constitution of Kenya, which was repealed by the promulgation of a new Constitution on 27th August, 2010.
The petitioner was born with both male and female genitalia. Due to his ambiguous gender the petitioner was unable to secure a birth certificate, identity card, or any travel documents. The petitioner dropped out of school at Class 3. He became secluded and ended up in conflict with the law, being charged with an offence of robbery with violence.
Republic of Kenya: In the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi (Nairobi Law Courts): Petition 705 of 2007: In the matter of alleged contravention of fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual under sections … between R.M. v Attorney General & 4 others, three amicus curiae and five interested parties: judgment: R.M. v Attorney General & 4 others  eKLR