During this August holiday, it was at the peak of elections in Kenya. The country went into the general election on 9th August 2022. Therefore, everyone was in the mood for elections. Some parents took advantage of this to plan to subject their daughters to FGM and marry them off because they know the government will not take action now or any politician to talk about it for fear of losing votes.
By Hon. Susan Kutingala, During the International Day of African Child, I carried out a campaign on factors contributing to the high rates of FGM within the County this was…
The project entails the rising and rampant cases of Teenage pregnancy and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) among school-going girls across the County, I wish to carry out a campaign on a strategy to end teenage pregnancy and Female genital mutilation by making frequent visits to the rural areas and also create awareness through media address to local radio stations because most of the people affected come from those parts of the County.
During the IDG celebrations, I held a talk show on Sidai TV. The show was live and interactive with the community having a chance to call and ask questions to the panelists.
Susan Kutingala is an anti-FGM campaigner based in Narok county. She is working hard amongst the Maasai community to bring about change and end FGM.
Susan Kutingala is an anti-FGM campaigner who works closely within communities to help end FGM and Child marriage. In this report, Susan describes some of the challenges she faces when speaking to communities in Narok County, Kenya.
Susan Kutingala is an anti-FGM activist who arranged media events on International Women’s Day (IWD) in Narok County, helping to end FGM.