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Why I stopped carrying out FGM

A woman writes in her own words why she decided to abandon the practice of FGM after learning of the medical dangers.

SAFE Maa featured on KTN News

Several cultural elders from the Maasai community in Loita Kenya and Tanzania have denounced FGM

Loita Maasai to announce the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

In 2010, in the remote Loita Hills, a group of young Maasai known as SAFE Maa began singing cultural songs to their community in order to start a conversation about FGM/C.

Gangavasi Episode 3 premiers in Kwale County

In 2015 as part of our AXA-funded project, You, Me and Our Resilience, we developed a Forum-Theatre performance, Gangavasi to explore resilience to extreme weather events with communities on the south Kenya Coast.

Female genital mutilation is a man’s issue too: Kenyan Maasai activist

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kenya could end female genital mutilation in a generation, campaigners from its conservative Maasai and Kuria communities said on Tuesday – but only if men are brought on board.

Liberation for Samburu Women Begins with a Song

If a Samburu girl in northern Kenya marries before she has been ‘cut’ (circumcised), tradition dictates that her family must create a small opening in the fence around the village…