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UNICEFKenya/2016/Noorani

6 February 2016 – Statement by UNICEF Kenya Representative, Werner Schultink on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.

Ending FGM is a matter of urgency. We should all be concerned. Consider this, a report released by UNICEF in 2016, “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Global Concern,” revealed that in 2016 at least 200 million girls and women in 30 countries alive today have undergone some form of FGM.

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UNICEFKenya/2017/Serem

The Maasai community in Kenya are known for their beautiful traditional regalia and rich culture. But behind the beauty is the ugly practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) that is performed by 78 per cent of the community. Mary Oloiparuni tells us her story.

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UNICEFKenya/2016/Noorani

6 February 2017 - Each year, 6 February marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. The day is observed as a way to raise awareness about female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and to galvanize support to end the practice.


 


 

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