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Story Publication logo January 3, 2022

Young FGM Survivors Share Their Stories, Campaign Against the Vice


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


For girls born in Kenyan pastoralist communities, traditions such as female genital mutilation are a fact of life. But now, FGM survivors are coming out boldly, sharing their stories, speaking out, and sensitizing their communities to the negative effects of "the cut." The campaigns are spearheaded by young people who are also using social media as a platform to create awareness in rural areas where the tradition is rampant. Rose Wangui has more details.

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