Somalia’s first ever FGM Prosecution?

Posted by - July 26, 2018

The death of a ten-year-old girl who was genitally mutilated in Somalia on July 15th 2018 and the worldwide publicity that followed has led to the first ever potential prosecution for FGM in a country with the highest rate of FGM in the world. The child died three days after she was cut when a

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You need not be a survivor to join the fight against FGM

Posted by - January 30, 2016

Back in 2012 I had no idea what Female Genital Mutilation was. After completing my bachelors’ degree in Social work from the University of Nairobi in Dec 2011, I was lucky to get a contract job working with youth. The contract though was for one year and it was over before I even realized I

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Is it a Girl or a Cow!!

Posted by - September 11, 2013

What has become of our communities? Community members willingly contribute cows to be slaughtered during FGM ceremonies but they can’t offer even a single cow to support girl child education. FGM is more appealing to community members since once a girl has undergone mutilation the family is bound to get many cows as dowry. This

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