More sensitisation needed on FGM

What you need to know:

The issue: FGM practice
Our view: Despite the legal frameworks coupled with physical and psychological consequences of the ritual, the practice continues. Let’s have a team on the ground to establish why this is happening and spell out what the next course of action should be.

Pictures and stories from Sebei sub-region at the weekend indicated some women, reportedly in hundreds, were being prepared to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in Kween District. The daring incident is a rare one and its occurrence during a non-circumcision season raises eyebrows even more.


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