2.4 Challenging FGM
The worldwide campaign against FGM is beginning to build, helping to increase awareness and eliminate it within communities.
In Kenya, Nancy is one of the young women struggling to have the chance at a life better than that of her mother. Watch the video of Nancy from The Guardian website at the link below. (The video is 30 minutes long so watch as much or as little as you have time to).
In the UK, the National Health Service has taken a clear stand against FGM as an illegal act and as a child protection issue. They have produced an information video to raise awareness. Watch What is FGM?.
Next, you will find out how FGM has been both challenged and changed through the impact of social media..