Samburu_female_circumcision_ceremony,_KenyaReference to Kenya law on FGM

Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act, 2011.

See also The Bill of Rights Article 19, 20, 21, 27, 28, 55 (d), 44 (3) etc

The Act defines Female Genital Mutilation as

“comprising all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs, or any harmful procedure to the female genitalia, for non- medical reasons, and includes- (a) Clitoridectomy, which is the partial or total removal of the clitoris or the prepuce;  (b) Excision, which is the partial or total removal of the clitoris and the labia minora, with or without excision of the labia majora; and (c) Infibulation, which is the narrowing of the vaginal orifice with the creation of a covering seal by cutting and repositioning the labia minora or the labia majora, with or without excision of the clitoris. “

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