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Alternative Rites of Passage

How Amref is working with communities
to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
- securing a brighter future for young girls

Alternative Rites of Passage
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Who we are

Amref Health Africa is Africa's leading health NGO. We partner with communities in 35 countries to sustainably strengthen health systems and improve access to life-saving care.

We know that lasting change is only possible when it’s community-led.

In 2021, we:

  • Supported 20m people (48m indirectly)
  • Trained more than 100,000 health workers
  • Vaccinated 1.5m people against COVID-19

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COVID-19 in Africa

Amref Health Africa has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response across East, West, and Southern Africa - training health workers, providing PPE, strengthening diagnostic and testing capacity, and making sure vaccines reach the last mile.

COVID-19 in Africa

Spotlight: Ending FGM/C

Meet Nice Leng'ete - an award-winning activist and author working with Amref Health Africa to end FGM/C in her home country of Kenya and around the world.

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