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EMMANUEL MWITA: Unhappy NEw Year for girls undergoing FGM

President Uhuru Kenyatta committed to ending FGM by 2022

In Summary

• FGM affects about 3,000 girls annually in the Kuria community.

• With the ceremonies still underway in some parts of the community, this poses a huge risk to young girls, especially with schools closed for the holidays.

As Kenya and the rest of the world took a break from school and work to celebrate Christmas and the coming New Year, thousands of girls in my community in Kuria, Migori county, are spending the ...