GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Let’s accelerate efforts towards ending FGM

ARP promotes positive cultural rituals, meanings around FGM, while getting rid of harmful cut.

In Summary
  • FGM subjects girls and women to torture, both physical and psychological, and exposes them to inhumane, degrading treatment and at times results in death.
  • Government and civil society are working together to promote alternative rite of passage.

I grew up in a very remote Maasai village on the slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro in Kajiado county. Growing up, I used to attend circumcision ceremonies, which in my community marked an important rite of ...

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