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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Working Against Girl Child

In African societies many tribes used to circumcise their gilrs.This had several claims that makes the girl be respected in the society.This practise was done unhealth wise leading to severe problems that even make some girls even to die.After circumcision they were forced to early marriage.The girl child network has led several campaigns against this practises giving the disadvantages of the practise .

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Kichinjio, N, K
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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