Well-wishers urged to help girls rescued from FGM

Some 33 Pokot girls rescued from forced female genital mutilation (FGM) and early marriage are being housed at Tangulbei Primary School in Tiaty subcounty, Baringo county.

The school’s facilities are however congested and an NGO is appealing to the government and well-wishers for humanitarian help to make the girls comfortable.

“We have tried to purchase some school uniforms and mattresses for the girls but more effects such as beds, shoes and sanitary towels are still needed,” Tangulbei Women’s Network chairperson Mary Kuket told the media during a recent visit to the school

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