Agnes Pareyio, pictured above, has been fighting to stop female genital mutilition for the past decade.
|Masai Woman with a Mission |
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|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.|
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Kenyan Woman Fights to End Female Genital Mutilition
A Safe Haven for Girls in Kenya