Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Girls who defied cut, early marriage

It was in December 2013, when Naneu Timpani (not her real name) overheard her parents planning her circumcision ceremony. She […]

Offering safe haven to at-risk girls

Harriet James @harriet86jim When Antonia Sophia Waskowiak, 28, first came to Kenya in 2011 as a volunteer she didn’t anticipate that […]

Culture blamed for high teenage pregnancy rate

A survey by National Parents Association (NPA) reveals that about 40 per cent of girls in Narok will not be […]

Ten interesting religious and cultural practices

The age of enlightenment and increased Internet connectivity has caused many to question their cultural and religious exercises. This has […]

Migori chiefs, assistants interdicted

Migori County Commissioner Boaz Cherutich has interdicted 10 chiefs and their assistants in Kuria sub-county for reportedly failing to report […]

Matiang’i urges boda boda riders to support anti-FGM efforts

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i  yesterdaay asked boda boda operators to help eradicate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) that the government […]

New lease of life for obstetric fistula survivors

Lilian Kaivilu @liliankaivilu When Maximila Akola gave birth to her last-born child in 1992, she had hoped to continue the list. […]

To eradicate FGM, we must understand its history

Sada Mire  This year marks 100 years of official campaigning against female genital mutilation (FGM), a movement which began with […]

Mysterious cult-like group catches attention of State

Antony Mwangi and Eric Wainaina An alleged cult-like association accused of promoting Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and preaching against Christianity among […]

Reconciliation, reintegration new strategy in FGM fight

Manuel Ntoyai @Manuel_Ntoyai For Jackline Soila, 16, the three years she spent at a rescue centre seemed like eternity. She […]