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 community 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

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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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#200MIsNotJustaNumber

Posted by - June 12, 2017

200 Million women and girls alive today have undergone female genital mutilation! Well numbers don’t lie, but this figure has been boggling my mind for a while now. Is it just a statistic or what does it actually represent? How many more? till we give FGM the attention it really deserves. In my view this

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Nightmares in the Church!! #FGMNotMyReligion

Posted by - February 1, 2016

Every Sunday I sit down in church and wonder when my priest will ever mention the rising incidences of child marriage and female genital mutilation within the community. Several questions linger my mind every now and then; is he ignorant? Is it the fear of losing congregants? Does he have the know-how? Or he is

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Conference rooms know more about #FGM than community members!!!

Posted by - March 22, 2015

“Our forefathers and ancestors did not come up with cultural practices and norms sitting in huge hotels but under the trees in the villages”, we need to go back to the same venue to undo what was done. Lets take dialogues and sensitization to the villages where the information is needed most. Assuming the walls

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