American bride braves ‘FGM’ during her traditional wedding ceremony in Pokot (VIDEO)


Sunday, July 21, 2019- While Female Genital mutilation is illegal in Kenya, some communities have refused to let go the archaic practice.

A case in point is the Pokot, where the bride must undergo the cut as a rite of passage to adulthood.

Even this American missionary couple, who have been living among the Pokots for more than a decade, had to adhere to the outdated cultural practice.

The lady known as Trizah was christened Cheigar after she underwent the cut.

 “I am proud to be here and be a part of this. It’s a blessing for me to be able to do this and be accepted by these people” Trizah’s husband Tony said during an interview with K24.

Watch the video below.

The Kenyan DAILY POST.

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