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2011

OCTOBER, 2011

I travel to Kenya on Nov.24th with one of my UK midwifery colleagues, Sue Knowles. We are planning a second “Alternative Rite of Passage” ceremony in early December following last year’s success. Follow-up by “Kepsteno Rotwo” (abandon the knife) group members, found that of 175 girls who attended last year’s ceremony, only 3 girls subsequently…

APRIL, 2011

Latest news from “Beyond FGM”; Please watch out for Guardian film made last December about “Alternative Rite of Passage” ceremony in Pokot, Kenya where our project is currently based. This film has been “adopted” by Christian Aid as part of a series of 6 films looking at root causes and symptoms of poverty. It comes…