Eva Mukhwana

Watching news on one of the local TV channels and hearing the peril of a young girl who underwent the ‘cut’ against her will in one of the local clinics in Nairobi, is heart rending. Reason? There is a general belief that FGM is only practiced in the rural areas by traditional circumcisers. Reality check: in the present society, the practice of FGM is shifting from the traditional setting to a hospital setting, a condition referred to as medicalisation. This has made an excuse for the pers...read more