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A court in Kuria East in Migori county sentences parents  of  an 11 year old girl to three-years imprisonment  after forcing their daughter to undergo Female Genital Mutilation. Female Circumcision is one of the rights of passage practiced for many years by members of the Kuria community. According to The Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation and the Constitution, female circumcision is illegal in Kenya.

 

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