Pokot girls trained on skills to end FGM, early marriage

More than 100 young women and girls from Tiaty in Baringo have been trained on life skills to end FGM and early marriages. The three-day training that ended on Saturday is aimed at dissuading girls from undergoing Female Genital Mutilation. Most teenagers promised to ignore FGM rituals and go to school.

"The young mothers and girls were trained on the effects of FGM and small business entrepreneurship. We want to change their lives for a better future," Tangulbei Women Network chairperson Mary Kuket told the Star on Sunday.

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