Circumcised women battling trauma in marriage, silently

Anti-FGM Board CEO Bernadette Loloju has urged parents to make the fight against FGM a priority.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media group

What you need to know:

  • FGM kills sexual pleasure in women, leading to emotional distress and depression, Anti-FGM Board chairperson Agnes Pareiyo has said.
  • Most men in the FGM-prevalent communities married circumcised women for status, only to later marry second and third uncircumcised wives for sexual pleasure.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) kills sexual pleasure in women, leading to emotional distress and depression, Anti-FGM Board chairperson Agnes Pareiyo has said.

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