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Coming of age in the Maasai community – BBC podcast

Different cultures have their own ways of marking the passage to adulthood. Mike Williams of the BBC interviews Susie, a teenage girl from Kenya, about the challenges of coming of age in the Maasai community, from undergoing female genital mutilation to escaping her child marriage.

Listen to her story, starting at 11’30 min: “The Why Factor”: Coming of Age or download the podcast.

Thanks to our member Coexist Initiative for arranging the interview and allowing Susie’s voice to be heard.