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On Girl Child Day, youths call to end medicalised FGM

Young Kenyans came together yesterday on International Day of the Girl Child, urging their government to take action to end medicalised Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Campaigners, political leaders and NGOs signed an open letter to the Anti-FGM Board Chief Executive Officer Bernadette Loloju, which calls on the government to increase disciplinary measures on medical professionals who cut girls.

Youth activist Sadia Hussein delivered the letter to Loloju in person to ensure the youth’s rallying cry is heard ahead of the UN’s International Day of the Girl. Each year, this day provides a...


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Published By: the-star - Friday, 12 October, 2018