Boost for Maa women in fight against FGM

A group of Maasai women at a press conference in Nairobi last year. Maasai women in Kajiado County have been challenged to embrace income earning enterprises to boost the fight against retrogressive cultures  affecting girls.

Photo credit: Evans Habil | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Maasai women challenged to embrace income earning enterprises to boost the fight against retrogressive cultures adversely affecting the girl child.
  • Lack of economic breakthrough deny them a chance to protect their daughters from FGM and early marriage.
  • Government departments in collaboration with local NGOs have  introduced income generating enterprises among them indigenous tree planting to boost the women.

Maasai women in Kajiado County have been challenged to embrace income earning enterprises to boost the fight against retrogressive cultures adversely affecting the girl child.

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