Posted by: APO | 17 October 2020

‘We want justice for these girls’: the Kenyan helpline for victims of gender violence

Around four million girls worldwide suffer female genital mutilation every year. Although it is forbidden in Kenya, COVID-19 has led some families to revive itthe traditional practice, and a UN-supported phone helpline for victims of gender-based violence in the country has seen a big rise in calls since the pandemic hit. Somewhere in Kenya, an early morning in July: A woman organizes a once-in-a-lifetime… Read more on


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