Empowering 400 girls at risk of FGM in rural Kenya
By Natalie Robi - Project Manager
Our report shares our experiences supporting more than 400 girls at risk of Female Genital Mutilation in the Kuria region, rural Kenya. In this region up to 80% of girls between the age of 9 to 18 years are subjected to Female Genital Mutilation From recent reports from stakeholders the number is suspected to be higher. Female Genital Mutilation is the cutting of the female genital as a way to control the sexuality of girls and is considered a social norm in most communities.
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