Agnes Pareyio, pictured above, has been fighting to stop female genital mutilition for the past decade.
Masai Woman with a Mission
Listen to the:
Agnes Pareyio is a Masai woman on a mission. The Masai is a Kenyan tribe that routinely circumcises its girls. The practice, also known as female genital mutilation, has caused international outrage because it's potentially deadly for girls. Pareyio herself was circumcised when she was just 14. But for the last decade, she has been fighting to stop the practice in her country. Sonya Varma has more from Kenya. This story contains graphic material not appropriate for young children.
Click on the links below for more information:
Kenyan Woman Fights to End Female Genital Mutilition
A Safe Haven for Girls in Kenya
Home : About WV Report : Our Staff : Archives : Your Story Ideas : Music Credits
Email Updates : Search : Feedback : Find a Station : Privacy Policy : World Vision Home
This program is funded in part by World Vision. Copyright 2014 World Vision . All rights reserved