SAMBURU ELDERS ENDORSE FGM AS A CRITICAL CULTURAL RITE

Late last year, a group of Samburu elders met together to deliberate on insecurity in their community. While discussing interventions that they would initiate, the group declared that FGM/C remained an important cultural practice that needs to continue. One man who was later interviewed affirmed the position of the group, going on to say that any [...]

January 19th, 2015|

SHOULD DOCTORS COLLECT FGM/C DATA DURING ANTENATAL CARE?

Doctors need to step up the fight against FGM/C. FGM/C impacts women during child birth, leading to obstetric complications like prolongation of second stage labour, tears and subsequently fistula or episiotomy so as to remove the obstruction. If the obstetrician is caught unaware, he or she will resort to performing a C-section on the mother. Others [...]

January 16th, 2015|