CAS Hon. Shebesh meets Samburu County administrators on ending FGM

The Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Hon. Rachel Shebesh met with the Samburu County Commissioner Mr Wilson Nyakwanga and the local administration at Maralal town in follow-up to the Presidential directive to end FGM in Kenya within three years. The CAS asked the local administration to ensure coordination is effective in implementing the directive for maximum impact and […]

CS Kobia welcomes the new PS for State Department for Gender

The Cabinet Secretary for Public Service and Gender Prof. Margaret Kobia today welcomed the incoming Principal Secretary for the State Department for Gender Prof. Colleta Suda and bid farewell to the outgoing Principal Secretary Hon. Safina Kwekwe Tsungu, who now moves over to the State Department for Tourism. The CS wished the two leaders success in their[…]



Islam does not support FGM

Islam does not support female genital mutilation (FGM) since the practice is inhumane and violates the rights of women and girls. While addressing the media in Nairobi on the position of Islam with regard to FGM, Kenya’s Muslim scholars led by deputy Chief Kadhi Sheikh Rashid Ali Omar said there was no element in Islamic law that[…]