Schoolgirls in Narok county will undergo mandatory pregnancy and female genital mutilation tests this week, an administrator has warned. County Commissioner George Natembeya has directed school principals to ensure all female learners in both secondary and upper primary schools undergo the tests at local health facilities once the institutions reopen. Natembeya warned that parents of children found to have been subjected to genital cutting will be arrested and prosecuted.
Teachers Reject 'Demeaning' Pregnancy, Genital Cutting Tests for Schoolgirls
Nation, 4 January 2019
Teachers in Narok County have dismissed the directive by Commissioner George Natembeya for all upper primary and secondary school girls checks for pregnancy and female genital… Read more »
Pupils who underwent an alternative rite of passage in August 2018 at Eselengei Girls' Secondary School in Narok as parts of efforts against FGM
School Girls Undergo Compulsory Tests for Pregnancy, Female Genital Mutilation
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 4 January 2019
Girls in western Kenya returning to school after the Christmas break are undergoing compulsory tests for female genital mutilation in a move to crackdown against the illegal and… Read more »
County Boss Introduces Mandatory FGM Tests for School Girls
Nairobi News, 2 January 2019
School girls in Narok county will undergo mandatory pregnancy and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) tests this week, an administrator has warned. Read more »
Tatu Kamau, a Kenyan doctor has filed a petition in the Machakos High Court in eastern Kenya seeking the legilisation of female genital mutilation (FGM). Kamau believes women ... Read more »
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