Miss Tourism Joins Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

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Emily Ayen, Miss Tourism Karamoja speaking during Pokot Culture Day in Looro, Amudat district on Friday. Edward Eninu

Emily Ayen, Miss Tourism Karamoja speaking during Pokot Culture Day in Looro, Amudat district on Friday. Login to license this image from 1$.

In short
The practice which was outlawed close to 10 years ago, persists among the Tepeth in Moroto, the Pokot in Amudat and in parts of Nakapiripirit district. A survey conducted by the UN Agency for children- UNICEF indicates that FGM prevalence remains high in Amudat district.

 

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