State reinforces measures to eradicate FGM

President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta receive a copy of the National Policy for Eradication of FGM from CS Public Service,and Gender Affairs Margaret Kobia during its launch at State House, Nairobi, last year. The State has come up with more stringent measures to fight the vice.

Photo credit: PSCU | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The government has come up with more stringent measures in the fight against FGM.
  •  It plans to revise the eradication of FGM Policy to align it with current realities, developments and the Constitution.
  • Prof Margaret Kobia said her ministry has also developed nine programmes of action which aim at helping the government eradicate the vice by 2022.

The government has come up with more stringent measures in the fight against Female genital Mutilation (FGM).

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