Kenyan Men Join Fight Against FGM
An increasing number of men belonging to ethnic groups that practice female genital mutilation are speaking out against the now illegal practice.
IPS, 6 February 2013
For the Samburu community in northern Kenya it was bad enough that Julius Lekupe had not sired a son - it was even worse that his eldest daughter refused to be "cut". Read more »
An increasing number of Kenyan men speak out against FGM (file photo).
The Star, 7 February 2013
FGM among girls between 15 and 19 years has dropped according to a UNFPA/UNICEF report. The report identifies Kenya as one of the regions that have made progress in reducing the… Read more »
The Star, 6 February 2013
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… Read more »
ThinkAfricaPress, 1 February 2013
A video obtained by Think Africa Press shows the work of a Kenyan NGO in educating local women leaders about the dangers of female genital cutting. Read more »
The Star, 29 December 2012
More than 90 teenage girls in Kuria East and West districts have been rescued from Female Genital Mutilation. Read more »