RESCUE 10,000 KENYAN GIRLS AT RISK OF HORRIFIC FGM

 
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RESCUE 10,000 KENYAN GIRLS AT RISK OF HORRIFIC FGM

RESCUE 10,000 KENYAN GIRLS AT RISK OF HORRIFIC FGM
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GIRLS AT ALTERNATIVE RITE OF PASSAGE CEREMONY

GIRLS AT ALTERNATIVE RITE OF PASSAGE CEREMONY
Graduands being feted and honored at a graduation ceremony by guests who included cabinet ministers and dignitaries. (view small | med | large | orig)

PARTICIPANTS AT A LIFE SKILLS SEMINAR

PARTICIPANTS AT A LIFE SKILLS SEMINAR
GIRLS PARTICIPATE AT A MENTOR SHIP AND CAREER GUIDANCE SEMINAR. GROUP COUNSELING IS ALSO CONDUCTED AT SUCH FORUMS (view small | med | large | orig)

HAPPY FACES OF RESCUED GIRLS

HAPPY FACES OF RESCUED GIRLS
Two of the over 5000 girls who have benefited from the rescue program (view small | med | large | orig)

PUPILS PAY ATTENTION TO TRAINER IN A CLASSROOM

PUPILS PAY ATTENTION TO TRAINER IN A CLASSROOM
THE PHOTO WAS TAKEN IN ONE OF THE SCHOOLS WHERE THE DISADVANTAGED GIRLS ARE ENROLLED. THESE INCLUDE ORPHANS AND GIRLS FROM FAMILIES THAT ARE AFFLICTED BY POVERTY (view small | med | large | orig)

EXCUSE ME. TIME TO TAKE A BATH.

EXCUSE ME. TIME TO TAKE A BATH.
GIRL FETCHING WATER TO TAKE A BATH. GIRLS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN PUT THROUGH FGM ARE RIDICULED BY THE OTHER GIRLS AT RIVER BANKS AS THEY BATHE. THE STIGMA IS SO STRONG THAT SOME EVENTUALLY GIVE IN TO THE CUT (view small | med | large | orig)

EMPOWERED GIRLS CAN ALSO MAKE GOOD LEADERS

EMPOWERED GIRLS CAN ALSO MAKE GOOD LEADERS
THE IMAGE PORTRAYS THAT IF GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO PURSUE WITH EDUCATION, EMPOWERED GIRLS, JUST LIKE MEN, ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE ACCEPTABLE LEADERSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY (view small | med | large | orig)

CAMPAIGN AGAINST FGM AT KILGORIS

CAMPAIGN AGAINST FGM AT KILGORIS
Anti-FGM RUN is conducted annually in Kenya as a campaign tool to combat FGM. In order to sensitize the community on dangers of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), to Raise funds for educating the unprivileged, girls who are rescued from FGM and orphaned children, to educate girls who are at risk on the effects of FGM., and to elicit community support for the girls who are not circumcised as normally they would be looked down upon. (view small | med | large | orig)

FRONT SECOND RIGHT IS A TRAD. BIRTH ATTENDANT

FRONT SECOND RIGHT IS A TRAD. BIRTH ATTENDANT
Photo from Progress Report 'ANTI-FGM SEMINARS HELD IN KIGORIS' (view small | med | large | orig)

WOMEN PARTICIPATE AT AN ANTI FGM SEMINAR FOR WOMEN

WOMEN PARTICIPATE AT AN ANTI FGM SEMINAR FOR WOMEN
Photo from Progress Report 'FINDINGS OF AN ANTI-FGM EMPOWERMENT SEMINAR FOR WO' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

RUTH KONCHELLAH

NAIROBI, NAIROBI Kenya

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