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Maasai Women Unchain Traditions, Use Culture To Venture Into Ecotourism

Maasai Women Unchain Traditions, Use Culture To Venture Into Ecotourism

Retrogressive cultural practices such as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and early child marriage have, over the years, entangled women in Laikipia County in their pursuit for economic empowerment and advancement in education. But a group of 200 Maasai women has unchained those traditional practices by venturing in ecotourism, an activity that has immensely improved the […]

Kenyan Maasai Mark Momentous Milestone In Move To End Female Genital Cutting

Kenyan Maasai Mark Momentous Milestone In Move To End Female Genital Cutting

I’m on my way home through a dismal February-London, and it already feels as if the exuberance, gravity and joy of the gathering I have just been privileged to witness in the Loita Hills of Kenya is far behind me. What I saw there was not an everyday occurrence. 3,000 Maasai came together to publicly […]