I have grown all my life knowing that female circumcision is vital in our lives all through. I had never been told that there are people who are not circumcised and the dangers of FGM. Today I leave CIFORD a changed person who will change the community. Juliet Mukiri from maburwa Primary school said that in a community over 90% of girls go through the female Circumcision and it’s the high time I change that Thank you CIFORD and your partners for supporting me attend this seminar.
On Friday 25th parents (community members, staff, and girls) conducted a roadshow along the Muriri-Isiolo road showing confidence and rebuking FGM practice through songs and dances.
The girls graduation on Friday in attendance were the parents, friends and sponsors (women who are identified by parents to coach and advice the girls) of the girls. There were dances, songs and dramas as girls created and promoted awareness on FGM, there were speeches from the girls, CHIRLD.ORG representative Brenda Guerrero and encouragements to the girls and CIFORD KENYA staffs especially the director Madam Margaret Ikiara by the parents.
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