E7 Future campaigners; from Chalbi desert to campus activist, with Gumato Guyo

E7 Future campaigners; from Chalbi desert to campus activist, with Gumato Guyo

Gumato Guyo, 23, is an FGM survivor from Chalbi Desert in Marsabit County. Having been brought up by her grandmother, she, like her age mates in the village, went through the cut. Her mother, an anti FGM campaigner protected her sister. Gumato wants to help other girls avoid the cut, and she has began her journey in her campus in Nairobi.”99% of my age mates have been cut,” she says. “I want to change that!”

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 other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.

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  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
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  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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