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The potential of faith in ending female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C)

Case study with the Kisii and Maasai communities of Kenya

2014 Available in English

A group of teenage girls walking together

Girls who undergo FGM/C will sometimes leave school prematurely to get married. Photo: Alex Baker/Tearfund

This report is part of a series of community-based research looking at the potential role of the church to end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C).

It examines the barriers to, and opportunities for, eliminating FGM/C among the Kisii and Maasai peoples of south-western Kenya.

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