Photos of Kisii County Commander interacting and dancing with children during a public function in Kisii County. The county commander Francis Kooli is one of the amazing and humble officers in this country of Kenya. Francis Kooli loves to help a lot of people. (Photo| Courtsey)
Sometimes we go through things in our lives that we live to remember. We cannot control what our next levels have for us because most of the times we are not aware of what we are going to face or why we have to face it. This is the sad story of a Kenyan Politician who underwent Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) that ruined her life forever.
One day in 1986, former Kenyan president Daniel Moi who was touring Kerio Valley came face to face with the plight that is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).Photo: TUKO. He met victims of the criminalised cultural activity that were living in obscurity at a makeshift at Kapsowar Mission Hospital.
"FGM Almost Ruined My Marriage, My Family Cut Me At 11Yrs, Surgery Corrected The Mess:Lady Narrates.
A lady by the name Evangeline Mukami from em u county has narrated how forcefully faced the cut at the age of 11years together with her two sisters. Mukami claims that when she remembers the pains of the knife and bleeding makes her have shivers up to day,she says that it was this day that her mother,aunties and grandmother came to their house and order them to go take a shower and after that one by one they were cut and left to heal on their own.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a crime in Kenya. However, a quite a number of Kenyans practice this vice behind closed doors. Currently, a resident of Mombasa is nursing serious genital injuries after her husband attempted to circumcise her using a pliers. The name of the victim has been kept secret because of the sensitivity of the matter.
Jennifer Mandala does a client's hair Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been practised by many Kenyan communities in the past and even currently and for fifty-seven-year-old Loice Olobiis wishes for a different kind of life. In a report by a local daily on Thursday, September 23, Olobiis, a resident of Oldonyonyokie village in Magadi Ward, Kajiado County, was married off at a young age - soon after undergoing female genital mutilation.
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Female genital mutilation/ circumcision (FGM/C) ia a widely practiced for of culture. The informal and formal procedures undertaken and related effects considerably expose FGM/C are an extreme form of violence, abuse, and violation of human rights against girls and women. Notwithstanding, compelling reasons and efforts to eradicate it, the practice has persisted, albeit with some changes.
On Tuesday afternoon, Narok County police arrested three women in Ilkerin village in the Murkan area of Transmara East Sub County for allegedly engaging in the illegal practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Confirming the incident, Narok County Police Commander Mr John Kizito Mutoro stated that police received a tip-off from members of the public about three women who were hidden in a home and believed to have undergone the cut and moved to the home where the trio, Sharon Cherotich Ngeno, 22, Nelly Chelangat Mutai, 23, and Judy Cherotich Langat, 24, were arrested.
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The government has awarded girls’ rights activists in West Pokot County who has always been at the forefront in the fight to end Female Genital Mutilation FGM in the area. Ms Domitila Chesang, the Irep Foundation Director, has always demanded from the government to enforce fully laws protecting girls from circumcision and forced early marriage.
All girls have the right to acquire education and that is according to the constitution of our country. As a result of this, the law of Kenya condemn Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to girls and even women. Today, GEMA women council of elders in Mount Kenya region has are up in arms against the increasing causes of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Various mothers are suffering from fistula disease and they don’t know actually what to do and how they got the diseases.According to the report from one of the mothers whom I will name as Sharon due to security reasons, she declared that she got her fistula disease after giving birth to his child.
Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya has issued a stern warning to people who are still perpetrating the outlawed Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) saying the law will soon catch up with them. Speaking in Trans Nzoia County, Natembeya has noted that the cases of FGM are on a sharp rise, saying the act is incapacitating women.
Makueni governor prof. Kivutha Kibwana has weighed in on the current politics in Kenya, Kibwana has stated that the politics in Kenya has tremendously changed and has debunked the lies that people believed in. Kibwana has stated that in early years, people used to believe that a certain tribe could not rule the country since men from the tribe were not circumcised.
Activists , medical practitioners addressing the press in Kisii County joins hands in the fight against FGM/Kwamboka Angira Activists, medical practitioners join hands to end FGM as they celebrate African Child Day Grassroots Female Genital Mutilation activists and medical Practitioners have condemned rising FGM cases in the Gusii region amid Covid19.
The Government of Kenya is aiming to end Female Genital Mutilation by 2022. There have been all efforts both by the government and activities to end this retrogressive cultural practise. They talk to girls about the side effects of FGM and even arrest those attached to the practice.
Have you ever wondered why everyone or rather a health prediction is around the globe are always against female genital mutilation? Well, there have been numerous reasons as to why governments and health officials from all over the world have always been against female genital mutilation. It is very illegal in Kenya now for the female genital mutilation process to take place despite cultural beliefs and practices.
HiFemale Genital Mutilation is an act that should be banned as it is violation of women's right.It is still practiced by many communities though the government laws is against it.The external female genitalia is partially or totally cut in preparation of the girl for adulthood and marriage. It is usually practiced among young girls upto age fifteen.Some girls even go through it not because they are willing but because of being forced so as to avoid being rejected by the community.There are those girls who have run away from their home to escape the knife.
Female genital mutilation is an act of removing external femal genital either partially or totally,and it is done with a non medical purpose. FGM is done by traditional circuncisers.FGM is done to young girls from infancy and the age of 15 years. FGM is an act that everybody is against to,but it is done in many places due to culture.It has alot of complications to the victims who have faced it.