Although the practice of female cutting, known as FGM – Female Genital Mutilation continues today in Kenya, a new movement has begun that shows promise for an ‘easier and more tolerant’ society as more and more girls begin to stand up for their rights to refuse the harmful practice.
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Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense