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Those opposing Natembea Don’t want to End FGM

Posted by - January 7, 2019

January 2019; Narok Commissioner George Natembea has been the talk of town after issuing a directive that all girls in Narok shall undergo tests to ascertain if they underwent FGM during the December holidays. Surprisingly, he has received enough bashing from Narok-based “Anti FGM activists”, NGOs, medics, KNUT, lawyers, and the list is endless. Apparently,

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Dear DFID

Posted by - November 25, 2018

In the wake of Nimko Ali Vs #TGGDeliveringChange #TGGDidwell (DFID Grant)  I will begin by saying engaging youth and grassroots organizations effectively in the fight against FGM is one of the best things that has ever happen in the quest to end FGM. Currently in Africa we have the most youthful generation than there has

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My Conversation with a youth FGM Sympathizer

Posted by - November 17, 2018

I have decided to occasionally publish my behind the scenes conversations trying to convince Female Genital Mutilation sympathizers’. This is done only with full consent of the person involved and their identities are concealed. Here is my raw WhatsApp conversation with a male Kikuyu youth who believes Female Genital Mutilation should be continued. This conversation

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ARP or Rescue Don’t confuse me yet!

Posted by - October 5, 2018

Is it an Alternative Rite of Passage (ARP) or a Rescue? These two terminologies have confused many in the fight against female genital mutilation. But let’s put it clear one cannot be used for the other as they mean two totally different and unique happenings in the end FGM calendar. Rescue means to have someone

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The What ifs of Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Posted by - September 30, 2018

The race to end female genital mutilation and other harmful cultural practices by 2030 as envisaged by SDG 5 target 3 is on course. There is more awareness and sensitization on FGM than there has ever been in the history of humanity. High level meetings, policy documents, Social media campaigns, grassroots interventions and passing of

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Before Blaming Men lets embrace and sensitize Them

Posted by - April 3, 2018

I have severally said, “By not involving men in the fight against #FGM is like a doctor treating symptoms of a disease and ignoring the disease itself” #MenENDFGM. To end female genital mutilation by 2030 as envisioned by SDG 5 we need to embrace FGM as everyone’s business. All community members’ despite of age, gender

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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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