E24 The Human Library and Language in Ending FGM, with Dr. Leyla Hussein

Dr. Leyla Hussein is a Somalia-born activist who has established the Dahlia project, a support group for End FGM survivors. She is a psychotherapist and believes in the power of words in ending FGM. Twitter:@LeylaHussein Leyla’s #EndFGMPodcast Quotes ABOUT FGM According to the World Health Organization, Female genital mutilation(FGM) comprises all procedures that involve partial […]

E19 Ending FGM in Kuria, with Vincent Ogallo

Meet Vincent Ogallo. He is an activist based in Kuria, South Western Kenya. He engages communities on SRHR and FGM. Twitter:@VinnieveeB Vincent’s #EndFGMPodcast Quotes ABOUT FGM 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 […]

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 […]

E5 Policy, Law and working with communities, with Brenda Dora

Brenda Dora is a Human Rights lawyer, policy advocacy expert and child rights specialist involved in creation of Anti FGM policies , lobbying for adoption of child-friendly policies and laws; and training of law enforcers on handling FGM cases. Her background in law has enabled her to work with law makers in the National and […]

E4 Running anti FGM campaigns among foreign cultures with Antonia Waskowiak

Antonia Sophia Waskowiak decided to volunteer in Kenya when she was 18 years young and still attending High School. “I didn’t know, that this work camp would determine my life”, she says today, “during my first time in Kuria, Kenya, I got to learn the values of life and I had to realize that not […]

FGM Facts

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures involving the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or any other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Female genital mutilation (FGM) includes procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons ~WHO The procedure has no […]

Remembering Jelida

Njuri Ncheke will unveil a memorial stone at their headquarters in Laare, Meru county.

Cut the demand for cut girls by engaging men in FGM fight

The more effort is put on the number of men sensitized (P), the less the demand of cut girls (Q), and also less men want to cut their girls. In a typical supply/demand situation in a free market, lack of demand automatically kills the supply. If men are willing to marry uncut girls, FGM will end faster!

The End FGM Podcast (Introduction)

This podcast features people working in individual and organizational capacities in Kenya and beyond. They share their experiences, successes, failures and lessons learnt in the Anti FGM Campaign. About the host Jeremiah Kipainoi is an award-winning multimedia journalist and a fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar. He tells human-interest stories, using media as an agent […]