Ending Female Genital Mutilation

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Faith (centre) with her friends Sylvia (right) and Vivian, who all ran away from home to avoid female genital mutilation and child marriage.

© UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo

Her father explained that an elder in their village, in Kenya’s Narok County, would marry her and pay a bride price, which would alleviate some of the family’s financial hardship. And the news got worse: Before she could be married off, she would Read more


A new video titled ‘Ending Female Genital Mutilation’ has been launched to help communities put an end to this practice. Read more


Religious and community leaders have united to discuss a joint declaration condemning the unacceptable practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Read more