WATCH: The Maasai woman trying to stop female genital mutilation

2018-08-31 16:51

Agnes Pareiyo is a Kenyan Maasai woman on a mission to educate people on the harm done by female genital mutilation.

"I grew up in a Maasai community. I kept promising this firend of mine that I'll not be cut. But when I went home at the age of 14, they were celebrating because they were preparing for my ritual to cut.

"I agreed to go through the cut unwillingly," says Pareiyo.

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