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The SASA Initiative: Changing Mindsets About Female Genital Mutilation in Kween District in Uganda

By Namuli Hasifah (Lead Writer) Born and raised in Atari Village, Kaptoyoy sub-county, in the Kween district of eastern Uganda, 23-year-old Mercy Chebet was married off at the tender age of 14 and had her first child at 15. Kween district is one of the regions that still practices female genital mutilation (FGM), despite being […]