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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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AMUDAT PARLIAMENTARY COVID19 TASKFORCE MEETS GIRLS FLEEING FGM.

The Parliamentary COVID19 Taskforce in Amudat district met girls fleeing female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage seeking shelter at Kalas Girls primary school. The girls are supported by the National Association of Women’s Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU) with funding from the Embassy of Ireland. From the instatement of the first lockdown in 2020, the …

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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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