The following is a statement from Michael Ahabwe Mugerwa, Founder and Executive Director of the ICOD Action Network.
BAREFOOT GRANNIES; GRANNIES LEAD EFFORTS TO END FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AND PROMOTE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
In February 2014, our team started a journey to capture extraordinary stories about girls, women and communities whose lives had been broken down after being forced to undergo Female Genital Mutilation. Our journey took us to some of East Africa’s most remote communities where health and social services are totally broken. It’s been a journey that has helped bring unique stories about these communities out to the world. It’s been a journey that has inspired us to work harder to end Female Genital Mutilation and build safer communities for girls and women.
We recently launched another unique model called the Barefoot Grannies to create sustainable change in communities where we work through grassroots activism. The Barefoot Grannies…
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