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FGM in Kajiado: Reformed Cutters Find Alternative Sources of Income


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Female genital mutilation survivors have come out boldly, sensitizing their communities about the...


In Kajiado County, reformed circumcisers have come up with alternative sources of income, such as making and selling mats, milk products, uniforms, and beads, thus becoming economically empowered. Bead work that has been a longtime traditional activity has been transformed into a commercial business. According to ANTI-FGM activists, with the reforming of cutters in Kajiado, cases of Female Genital Mutilation have dropped, helping achieve the presidential directive to end FGM by 2022.

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