E17 I took myself to be cut but my experiences are helping girls avoid FGM, with Caroline Lanoi Nampaso

E17 I took myself to be cut but my experiences are helping girls avoid FGM, with Caroline Lanoi Nampaso

Caroline was born and raised among the Maasai people in Narok County. She underwent the cut willingly, not knowing the repercussions. Today, she shares her experiences to help other girls avoid the procedure.

Twitter: @nampaso
Caroline’s #EndFGMPodcast Quotes

According to the World Health Organization, Female genital mutilation(FGM) comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or another injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.

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  1. Meet Caroline Letuya Jeremiah Kipainoi 26:47
  2. Meet Vincent Ogallo Jeremiah Kipainoi
  3. Meet Deborah Nabiki Jeremiah Kipainoi
  4. Meet Caroline Lanoi Nampaso Jeremiah Kipainoi 38:50
  5. Meet Jedidah Lemaron Jeremiah Kipainoi
  6. Meet Elias Muindi Jeremiah Kipainoi 34:10
  7. Meet Asenath Mwithigah Jeremiah Kipainoi 47:25
  8. Meet Godfrey Ochieng Jeremiah Kipainoi 33:51
  9. Meet Nimco Ali Jeremiah Kipainoi 15:23
  10. Meet Sadia Hussein (Part 1) Jeremiah Kipainoi 32:32
  11. Meet Sadia Hussein (Part 2) Jeremiah Kipainoi
  12. Meet Dorcas Parit Jeremiah Kipainoi
  13. Meet Samuel Leadismo Jeremiah Kipainoi
  14. Meet Peter Kemei Jeremiah Kipainoi
  15. Meet Gumato Guyo Jeremiah Kipainoi 42:03
  16. Meet Sonyanga Ole Ng'ais Jeremiah Kipainoi 36:20
  17. Meet Brenda Dora Jeremiah Kipainoi 44:19
  18. Meet Antonia Waskowiak Jeremiah Kipainoi 32:17
  19. Meet Catherine Thiakunu Jeremiah Kipainoi 39:36
  20. Meet Ruth Jepchumba Jeremiah Kipainoi 34:59
  21. Meet Tony Mwebia Jeremiah Kipainoi 27:34


Jeremiah Kipainoi is a multimedia journalist and fellow, Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change. His background in journalism has drawn him into telling human-interest stories, using media as an agent of change.

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  1. It’s amazing to see someone who has had a first hand experience of the cut sensitizing other on its dangers. Good job as always Kipainoi.

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