The Story of Agnes Pareyio


Agnes Pareyio, photo by Sally Sara,
Agnes Pareyio.
Photo by Sally Sara, author of GOGO MAMA, a book about 12 remarkable women, featuring Agnes Pareyio.


Agnes Pareyio: Ending Violence Against Women in Kenya

A Maasai woman challenges her tribe's tradition of female genital mutilation/cutting and provides a safe haven for young girls who do not want to undergo the practice.

Agnes Pareyio, Masaai Activists, Kenia
Creating choices for women.

Interagency statement on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation

Learn more with the UNFPA statement on