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YWCA advocacy towards the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya

Roselyne Pepela, Roseanne Rajema, Mary Mwasi, Ernest Kirimi

Case Study

This case illustrates the complex interlinkages between child marriage, early pregnancy, female genital mutilation (FGM) and the underlying gender inequality that contributes to sustaining harmful practices and women and girls’ exposure to poor health, discrimination, social stigma, and exclusion.