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.

Photo: IRIN

An increasing number of Kenyan men speak out against FGM (file photo).

  • Kenya:  FGM Dropped in Kenya and Several Other Countries

    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 »

  • Kenya:  Millions of Girls Still At Risk of Fgm Says Unicef/Unfpa Report

    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 »

  • Kenya:  Abolishing Female Genital Mutilation Through Grassroots Education

    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 »

  • Kenya:  Teenage Girls Escape Mutilation

    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 »

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