Dominic Kamau Maichuhie – Media Challenge Winner, Kenya

Dominic Kamau Maichuhie is one of the ten winners of the media challenge: ‘Reporting Senstively on Harmful Practices’ organized by the African Union, Spotlight Initiative, UNFPA, and The Global Media Campaign to End FGM.

Her article was published in Daily Nation on Friday the 10th November, 2023.

Her story details a girl, who by age seventeen was married, had lost two babies and was suffering from a fistula as a result of female genital mutilation. Her interview of Mary Chebet, survivor of FGM from Lomut village in Sigor, West Pokot is a sensitive portrayal of the deep suffering causes by FGM.

Read her full article below…