Kenya, 2016 :Knife of Greed: The story of male circumcision among street boys in Nairobi

African boys in Kenya suffer from botched MGM (Male Circumcision)… One fatality already this year. Infection and complications more likely as unscrupulous back street cutters

maximise their profits … Although a rite of passage for some tribes HGM (Human Genital Mutilation) has been promoted as a preventitive measure for HIV transmission – there is little evidence for it being effective – whereas condoms are known to be effective …

Published on Mar 15, 2016 : “In a KTN news exclusive, we delve into the murky waters of male circumcision among street boys in Nairobi…one that takes us deep into the heart of Mathare slums where many street boys face the knife and are brought back to the streets nursing serious infections on their private parts. So dire is the situation that it has already seen one street boy lose his life. KTN’s Timothy Otieno brings you “Knife of Greed”, the story of the plight of vulnerable streets boys in Nairobi.”

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