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How group of Somali girls is helping to end FGM among their community

A report released by  the United Nations reveals that over seventy million girls will have undergone Female Genital Mutilation by the year 2030 – a worrying statistic even as the fight against the practice continues to be impeded by several factors including religion.

In North Eastern Kenya , the Somali community still subjects its  girls to female cut in guise of religion.

Nancy Onyancha looks at the contradicting facts about female circumcision as stated in the Islamic teachings and the Somali cultural rite of passage.

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