Female Genital Mutilation

A FATHER’S CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE!

Chelimo was one of “the girls”. “The girls” being those who run away from home, walk for miles through bushes, risk falling prey to warriors or attacks from wild animals to reach ‘safe shelters’ where those at high risk of FGM and consequent early marriage go to find safety. Her father for several years objected …

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KARITA RELIGIOUS LEADER SPEARHEADS CAMPAIGN AGAINST FGM.

“My wife and I are servants of God who live by example. We are committed to educating our children, raise school fees by rearing and selling goats and committed to not having our girls go through FGM,” says Pastor Christopher. Christopher, lead pastor at Pastor of Africa Inland Church in Karita, Amudat district is one of the Community based …

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DRAMA HELPED ME LEARN MORE ABOUT FGM.

My name is Joan Chekwemboi. I am a 17 year old living in Kaptum sub county, Kween district with my parents and siblings. I am currently a Senior four vacist and my dream is to become a nurse. For the past six months, together with other girls and boys from Kaptum sub county, we have …

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WOMEN IN LOROO SUB-COUNTY ADVOCATE FOR BETTER HEALTH SERVICES.

Rebecca Lemu from Lotaboket village, Achorchor parish noticed a gap in service at Achorchor parish maternity ward when her husband took her to the health centre II for delivery. After an agonizing wait, they were transferred to an admissions ward which had beds but no mattresses and this started a series of challenges for Rebecca. …

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