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.
Inter Press Service, 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 »