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FGM: If You’re A “Circumcized” Girl in Kenya, You Might Not Get A Husband

A team of traditional Maasai cricketers in Kenya has broken with tradition to fight against female genital mutilation (FGM).

Some Maasai communities still believe that FGM – when parts of a girl’s vagina are removed – should be continued as some see it as a cultural rite of passage marking when a girl becomes a woman and can marry.

Maasai Cricket Warriors captain Sonyanga Ole Ngais tells the BBC how he and his teammates are trying to discourage the custom by refusing to marry girls who have undergone the brutal procedure.

Source: BBC

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