Catalysing a New Generation of Activists to Challenge FGM and CEFMin Uganda

YEKO CREATIVELY STARTS A BUSINESS DURING THE LOCK DOWN.

My name is Mercy Yeko and I’m 19 years of age. After I conceived in my primary seven vacation, I was forced me to marry the man who impregnated me. The marriage started becoming hostile when I was constantly barged to undergo Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which I shunned from a young age. I saw …

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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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PROGRESSIVELY FIGHTING AGAINST FGM IN KWEEN DISTRICT.

Approachable, understanding and trustworthy, Tomin Nelson, Community Development Officer (CDO) is one of the leaders in Kween district who strongly oppose FGM and Early Child Marriage. He says his fight was initially met with resistance, with many people in the community being critical of his actions and assuming it was a form of cultural eradication. …

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