Should war on FGM be intensified in the urban areas?

Last Friday, I posted the following on my Facebook timeline: Every February 6th is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. In Kenya, this year’s national celebrations will be held in Sankuri location, Garissa County. The theme of the celebrations is “Working Together to End FGM by 2030”. Ending FGM, My Responsibility….

The encouraging state of maternal health in Rwanda

Every day, 800 women around the world die for reasons related to pregnancy or childbirth. And some 5.7 million women annually suffer severe disabilities following childbirth. But there‚Äôs another positive side to this story. Maternal mortality has generally decreased by half since 1990 and this includes even in places that are extremely poor. New technologies…