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Judy Kosgei, features reporter at Citizen TV, Kenya

Judy Jeptum Kosgei is a features reporter at Citizen TV, Kenya and a contributor for the Ann Summers Reports Online Magazine. She is the Thompson Foundation/FPA Young Journalist of the year 2013, CNN African Journalist of the year finalist 2013 and an international conflict management masters student at the university of Nairobi. Her interests are issues affecting women and girls and human interest stories. She was a panelist at the Women of the World Festival 2014 (WOW 2014) held in London.

The changing face of Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya

Children in class in one of the schools in Kuria on the Kenyan-Tanzanian border where FGM is rampant. Picture: Judy Kosgei

I called her today, the phone rang twice and she picked it up the third time. Like always the conversation started with: “How are you?” The 44-year-old calmly answered my call. “I am well, just calling to say hi,” I reply …