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Byline: Joseph Miti
On February 6, Dominick Lotolim and a friend bravely stood in front of the crowd flashing a big placard advocating for zero tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation.
Although female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a popular practice in their community -the Pokot, the two men seemed not bothered to talk about it as they displayed a poster reading, "Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/cutting; engage communities to fight FGM/C".
They boldly displayed it on either sided to ensure that everybody at the gathering reads the massage. Suddenly, a group of women joined them dancing and singing songs that denounce the practice, prompting the congregation to cheer.
When men shun circumcised women
Lotolim, a husband of two wives, says he chose to advocate against the practice after getting problems with his first circumcised wife. …