A woman writes in her own words why she decided to abandon the practice of FGM after learning of the medical dangers.
Several cultural elders from the Maasai community in Loita Kenya and Tanzania have denounced FGM
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.
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.
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.
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…