Litigating Female Circumcision In Kenya

by Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

Summary

This project involves training and deployment of monitors in rural areas of Kenya to report cases of FGM to us and we take legal action to protect the victims.
$39,600
total goal
$37,950
remaining
6
donors
0
monthly donors
12
years active

Challenge

Young girls under the age of 18 are being subjected to this harmful cultural practice. They get injured or drop out of school or married off at a very tender age. They need legal protection from this.

Solution

Using legal action to save girls from being circumcised.

Long-Term Impact

To protect and save young girls from the horrors of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and safe guard their future and the retention of their bodily integrity.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

Equality Now
Rising Daughters Aware

Organization Information

Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

Location: Eldoret - Kenya

Funded Project!

Thanks to 6 donors like you, a total of $1,650 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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