Teen Vogue: I Experienced FGM and Now I Want to Save Other Girls

After being rescued once when others found out her father intended to make her undergo the cut, Mary was sent back home, where she was eventually a victim of FGM. She was then rescued again by Maasai Sisters, a Kenyan non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing Maasai girls from female genital mutilation, along with her sister. Mary’s story is now featured in a new short documentary from The Front called Here: Maasai Land, chronicling the work of Maasai Sisters Rescue Center. Here is Mary’s story in her own words, as given to Teen Vogue – read here.

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