Anti FGM Board
The Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board (herein after referred to as “the Board”) is a semi autonomous government agency that was established in December 2013 following the enactment of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act, 2011. It is in the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender.
- It is estimated that between 100 and 140 million girls and women currently live with the most consequences of FGM, most of them in 28 African countries. In Africa, 3 million girls face the risk of undergoing FGM every year
- FGM in Kenya has been on a decline (32% in 2003 and 21% in 2014).