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Form 2 Girl Rescued From FGM in Narok, Parents Arrested

Form 2 Girl Rescued From FGM in Narok, Parents Arrested.

In Sirasa, Narok county, the DCI rescued a Form 2 girl who was about to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM).

DCI boss George Kinoti said in a statement on Thursday that the minor learned of her parents’ plans to subject her to the illegal act and alerted her school head girl in Kiambu via phone call.

According to Kinoti, the head girl then informed the police.

“Immediately, the head girl called our detectives through the #FichuakwaDCI anonymous hotline 0800 722 203 and a team was dispatched to Narok, for the minor’s rescue,” DCI said.

The minor attends a girls’ high school in Nakuru.

Her parents were arrested, and the girl was taken to a safe house.

Kinoti thanked the head girl for assisting in the rescue of her classmate from the heinous act.

Despite the fact that FGM is illegal, the number of cases has recently increased.

Kenya has put in place a plan to end FGM by 2022.

On November 19, 2019, President Uhuru Kenyatta promised to end the practice by 2022, a goal that women’s rights activists said was unrealistic due to insecurity and high prevalence rates in some parts of the country.


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FGM has affected approximately four million Kenyan women and girls, or one in every five.

According to the UN Population Fund, the prevalence can reach 94% in northeastern communities.

According to one study, Nyumba Kumi should be used to combat female genital mutilation.

Form 2 Girl Rescued From FGM in Narok, Parents Arrested

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