An open letter to Dr. Fred Matiang’i

Posted by - February 19, 2018

Dear Dr. Fred Matiang’i I know you are a very busy man so I will be very short. You have been the most vocal Cabinet Secretary over the last five years who has revolutionized the education sector in Kenya and for that I salute you. You have worked miracles in delivering and implementing policies meant

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The 21st Century Myths on FGM

Posted by - January 24, 2018

Have you ever wondered where the myths on FGM came from? They always sound out of this world! My favorite; the clitoris will grow long to be like a third leg! Just imagine ha ha ha ha. Well it’s not a laughing matter many still believe it or at least they believed in it. I

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Child Marriage is simply Evil

Posted by - January 7, 2018

Almost 1 in 4 Kenyan girls are married before the age of 18 but who is to blame for this? Kenyans always have excuses of ‘Serikali’, poverty, lack of access to education, culture and ignorance but in my opinion the blame lies squarely with each and every Kenyan and it’s time to became accountable. Remember

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I Love and Hate Them Community Declarations against FGM!

Posted by - December 16, 2017

So far I have attended and witness several public declarations against FGM in different communities within Kenya. The singing, dancing and feasting that normally accompanies them brings joy and togetherness and it’s all enjoyable.Community members forget all their problems for a moment and are united for a common cause; protecting the girl child from FGM

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“When Ending FGM is not the immediate need”

Posted by - December 12, 2017

The layman point of view! In recent days’ crazy numbers of girls undergoing FGM have been reported in several parts of Kenya. This has left many anti FGM crusaders shocked and disappointed at the gaping reality that some of their efforts may have gone down the drains. But come to think of it; what is

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“Yes! Yes! Mentality” threatening End FGM work

Posted by - November 10, 2017

Yes! Yes! phenomenon I call it, this has been slowly creeping into the communities. They have perfected the act of telling the donors what they want to hear. Go to any community for monitoring and evaluation and you will think FGM ended yesterday. Community members will tell you all the nice theories of change that

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Youth and #FGM

Posted by - June 28, 2017

Currently in this world we have the most youthful generation than there has ever been. It’s also evident that there is increased activities geared towards ending FGM than there has ever been. Informed youths is the best resource that any country can have at their disposal and the vice versa is true. Remember youths and

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It’s Time to Do a “Remix” in the fight against FGM

Posted by - March 15, 2017

Is the #EndFGM song getting boring to the community members? Do we need to change the tune and do a remix? Well over years’ activists have gone round and round the communities and sensitized them on the negative effects of FGM. Those who came before us sang the song and left and here we are

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