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Fighting back against FGM – meet the Kenyan warriors helping their community end FGM for good

DEEP in the Rift Valley in northern Kenya, warriors of the Samburu tribe are the unlikely heroes of a feminist revolution.

These imposing young men are at the forefront of a campaign to end the horror of female genital
mutilation (FGM), which has existed in their community for centuries.

The men of the tribe, particularly the moran (young warriors) – have shown their commitment to the campaign, in what has always been a strongly patriarchal society.


You need the men on board because you need a collective decision to reach the tipping point in ending FGM.

The warriors made public declarations that they would marry women who haven’t been cut, which was very powerful to see.

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