The Kenyan teenagers tackling female genital mutilation with an app
September 14, 2018
(CNN)A group of Kenyan teenagers have created an app called i-Cut to help girls affected by Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The students, Stacy Owino, Cynthia Otieno, Purity Achieng, Mascrine Atieno and Ivy Akinyi, have named themselves ‘The Restorers’
, and will be the only Africans participating in the 2017 Technovation Challenge
in Silicon Valley in August.
The app will help connect affected girls to legal and medical assistance.
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