At least 120 million girls and women have experienced FGM in 29 African countries, among them Kenya. A UNICEF report however shows that as many as 30 million girls under the age of 15 may still be at risk. UNFPA and UNICEF recommend political goodwill to help end the vice in most of these countries.
Kenya: Millions of Girls Still At Risk of Fgm Says Unicef/Unfpa Report
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