When girls take matters into their own hands

Earlier this week a story was reported in the media highlighting that over 100 girls in the Mara region of Tanzania had escaped to a safe camp after fleeing Female Genital Mutilation exercises back at their villages. As the story was running on BBCs radio news hour with interviewed local sources expressing optimism that the event pointed to gains being made in the fight against FMG it also dawned on me that for a long…

"When girls take matters into their own hands"