FGM
Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Kapchorwa, Amudat, Nakapiripirit, Kween, Moroto and Bukwa
23 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
345 responded out of 5,813 polled
Aug 9. 2018
Dear U-Reporter, do you know what Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is? Please Answer Yes or No
Aug 9. 2018
FGM/C involves removing & damaging healthy & normal female genital tissue. It is an illegal act and an extreme violation of the rights of girls & women.
Aug 9. 2018
Did you know that the Gov't of Uganda encourages communities to abandon the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C and make Public Declarations against FGM/C?
Aug 9. 2018
A Public Declaration against FGM/C involves communities coming together & publicly announcing their support to stop FGM/C.
Aug 9. 2018
Dear U-Reporter, have you heard about the Public Declaration to abandon FGM/C in your community? Please answer YES or NO
Aug 9. 2018
Please tell us the name of the community where you heard about the public declarations
Aug 9. 2018
Have you attended any community dialogue or public event on FGM/C in the last one (1) year? Kindly answer YES or NO
Aug 9. 2018
Please share ONE key message that was learnt from the community dialogue or public event
Aug 9. 2018
Dear U-Reporter, has the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C stopped in your community?
Aug 9. 2018
Please tell us the people who have stopped practicing FGM/C A. Traditional cutters B. Parents/ guardians C. Girls who fear being cut D. Others (Please tell us)
Aug 9. 2018
Which people have refused to stop practicing FGM/C? A. Traditional cutters B. Parents/guardians C. Girls who want to be accepted by peers D. Others (Plz tell us)
Aug 9. 2018
Have you heard or seen any woman/girl in your community over the past few months who has undergone the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C?
Aug 9. 2018
Please tell us where in your community this girl/woman is found (Please note that all your answers are anonymous)
Aug 9. 2018
Kindly share with us THREE (3) actions her family, community elders and police did to address this situation
Aug 9. 2018
U-Reporters, did u know Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a harmful traditional practice that stops girls frm finishing primary & secondary education?
Aug 9. 2018
Community Leaders MUST provide a safe environment for girls to stay in school & complete education without undergoing the harmful practice of FGM/C
Aug 9. 2018
Hi U-Reporters, if a girl has undergone FGM/C, please take her to a health centre or hospital immediately to get surgical repairs and psycho-social support.
Aug 9. 2018
Do you know where to report cases of FGM/C in your community? Please answer with YES or NO
Aug 9. 2018
Please tell us THREE (3) places in your community where one can report FGM/C cases that have been committed
Aug 9. 2018
Plz report FGM/C cases to the Police station, Gender Action Group, Community Monitor or call Child Helpline on 116 for FREE. Let us make our communities SAFE!
Aug 9. 2018
How would u like to learn MORE about the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C? A.Radio, B.Community dialogues C.Public rallies D.Places of worship E. U-Report F. Others (tell us)
Aug 9. 2018
Great! What THREE (3) actions are you going to take as a U-Reporter to ensure the traditional harmful practice of FGM/C is abandoned in your community?
Aug 9. 2018
Thank u so much for sharing with us. Remember you & yo friends can learn more & ask questions on FGM/C by sending a message to 8500 today, ITS FREE &ANONYMOUS!

POLL RESULTS

AUG 9. 2018
Dear U-Reporter, do you know what Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is? Please Answer Yes or No
345 responded out of 5,813 polled
Female
81%
Yes
 
Yes
19%
No
 
No

Male
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No

20-24
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

25-30
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

31-34
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

35+
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
84%
Yes
 
Yes
16%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
FGM/C involves removing & damaging healthy & normal female genital tissue. It is an illegal act and an extreme violation of the rights of girls & women.
121 responded out of 5,812 polled
yes
ok
true
okay
act
culture
girl
illegal
accepts
afternoon
answer
aware
causes
child
clitorises
correct
da
days
don
enjaculation
even
extreme
followed
girls
give
government
gud
happened
happens
hi
huawei
iknow
involve
liteñ
mature
now
nt
okey
parts
people
per
practice
pre
removal
right
rights
say
still
support
surely
AUG 9. 2018
Did you know that the Gov't of Uganda encourages communities to abandon the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C and make Public Declarations against FGM/C?
287 responded out of 5,812 polled
Female
82%
Yes
 
Yes
18%
No
 
No

Male
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No

20-24
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

25-30
79%
Yes
 
Yes
21%
No
 
No

31-34
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

35+
84%
Yes
 
Yes
16%
No
 
No
84%
Yes
 
Yes
16%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
A Public Declaration against FGM/C involves communities coming together & publicly announcing their support to stop FGM/C.
127 responded out of 5,810 polled
yes
ok
fgm
practice
right
can
culture
district
good
support
communities
community
cultures
government
still
stop
together
true
yeah
10
abandon
abandone
able
alot
also
amudat
announcing
anyone
avoid
barasa
better
boys
bt
cases
certain
coming
comunity
concern
conduct
dangers
dat
dats
day
declaration
eastern
eaten
effects
emphasising
engaged
engagement
AUG 9. 2018
Dear U-Reporter, have you heard about the Public Declaration to abandon FGM/C in your community? Please answer YES or NO
320 responded out of 5,810 polled
Female
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No

Male
71%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
71%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No

20-24
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No

25-30
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No

31-34
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No

35+
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No
68%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
Please tell us the name of the community where you heard about the public declarations
184 responded out of 220 polled
community
district
pokot
sebei
amudat
kapchorwa
county
moroto
tepeth
kween
sabiny
tapac
bukwo
sub
yes
karita
moruita
kaproron
loroo
reach
com
communities
nakapiripirit
tapach
village
area
elders
kadam
kadama
karamoja
karamojong
leaders
lemsui
lemusui
living
matheniko
mother
mt
parish
sabei
school
subcounty
tegeres
18
25yrs
achorichor
activity
akorikeya
always
apart
AUG 9. 2018
Have you attended any community dialogue or public event on FGM/C in the last one (1) year? Kindly answer YES or NO
402 responded out of 5,809 polled
Female
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

Male
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
67%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No

20-24
52%
Yes
 
Yes
48%
No
 
No

25-30
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

31-34
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

35+
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
Please share ONE key message that was learnt from the community dialogue or public event
124 responded out of 192 polled
fgm
bad
practice
dangers
death
stop
bleeding
causes
child
hiv
act
effects
girls
leads
one
will
women
aids
birth
can
girl
life
marriage
school
yes
avoid
god
health
human
lead
may
report
rights
cause
children
community
cultural
due
education
excessive
female
harmful
hence
law
people
practise
respect
talked
abad
abuse
AUG 9. 2018
Dear U-Reporter, has the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C stopped in your community?
556 responded out of 5,801 polled
Female
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No

Male
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No

20-24
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No

25-30
65%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No

31-34
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No

35+
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No
63%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
Please tell us the people who have stopped practicing FGM/C A. Traditional cutters B. Parents/ guardians C. Girls who fear being cut D. Others (Please tell us)
288 responded out of 355 polled
Female
28%
A
 
A
35%
B
 
B
27%
C
 
C
9%
D
 
D

Male
33%
A
 
A
39%
B
 
B
21%
C
 
C
8%
D
 
D
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D

15-19
0%
A
 
A
33%
B
 
B
33%
C
 
C
33%
D
 
D

20-24
35%
A
 
A
41%
B
 
B
14%
C
 
C
10%
D
 
D

25-30
32%
A
 
A
37%
B
 
B
23%
C
 
C
8%
D
 
D

31-34
27%
A
 
A
37%
B
 
B
30%
C
 
C
7%
D
 
D

35+
26%
A
 
A
32%
B
 
B
35%
C
 
C
6%
D
 
D
32%
A
 
A
37%
B
 
B
23%
C
 
C
8%
D
 
D
AUG 9. 2018
Which people have refused to stop practicing FGM/C? A. Traditional cutters B. Parents/guardians C. Girls who want to be accepted by peers D. Others (Plz tell us)
159 responded out of 209 polled
Female
55%
A
 
A
19%
B
 
B
24%
C
 
C
2%
D
 
D

Male
30%
A
 
A
32%
B
 
B
30%
C
 
C
9%
D
 
D
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D

15-19
50%
A
 
A
50%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D

20-24
44%
A
 
A
19%
B
 
B
25%
C
 
C
12%
D
 
D

25-30
37%
A
 
A
31%
B
 
B
23%
C
 
C
10%
D
 
D

31-34
35%
A
 
A
35%
B
 
B
25%
C
 
C
5%
D
 
D

35+
39%
A
 
A
21%
B
 
B
36%
C
 
C
4%
D
 
D
36%
A
 
A
27%
B
 
B
29%
C
 
C
8%
D
 
D
AUG 9. 2018
Have you heard or seen any woman/girl in your community over the past few months who has undergone the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C?
136 responded out of 159 polled
Female
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No

Male
47%
Yes
 
Yes
53%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

20-24
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No

25-30
42%
Yes
 
Yes
58%
No
 
No

31-34
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No

35+
32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
Please tell us where in your community this girl/woman is found (Please note that all your answers are anonymous)
47 responded out of 62 polled
amudat
district
village
bukwo
county
kapchorwa
kenya
moroto
uganda
along
border
go
katabok
katikekile
kween
loroo
nakonyen
nt
parish
sub
tepeth
achorichor
achorichori
akorikeya
akraal
alapat
back
bigining
binyiny
biwitch
bordar
bunangwe
bush
bushes
called
can
choice
come
community
cut
dingdinga
districts
don
done
due
effect
fgm
gatherd
girl
girls
AUG 9. 2018
Kindly share with us THREE (3) actions her family, community elders and police did to address this situation
39 responded out of 47 polled
police
community
done
elders
action
arrested
can
cutters
fgm
members
nothing
parents
arested
family
girl
kenya
know
may
nt
old
one
policing
school
secretly
sometimes
traditional
victims
ware
1the
aboy
act
actions
adressed
agirl
also
amudat
aresting
arrest
arresting
avoid
avoiding
aware
back
blind
bse
bukwo
bush
bussiness
cam
case
AUG 9. 2018
U-Reporters, did u know Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a harmful traditional practice that stops girls frm finishing primary & secondary education?
322 responded out of 394 polled
Female
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

Male
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

20-24
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

25-30
89%
Yes
 
Yes
11%
No
 
No

31-34
79%
Yes
 
Yes
21%
No
 
No

35+
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
Community Leaders MUST provide a safe environment for girls to stay in school & complete education without undergoing the harmful practice of FGM/C
165 responded out of 387 polled
yes
true
ok
community
fgm
indeed
leaders
school
exactly
girls
support
also
culture
level
like
schools
stay
will
absolutely
actually
adolescent
advocate
agree
alert
allowed
alright
amudat
ask
big
boarding
boys
buy
can
care
challenge
cut
datz
de
discrict
don
done
doz
ears
encourage
environment
even
eye
fact
fight
fighting
AUG 9. 2018
Hi U-Reporters, if a girl has undergone FGM/C, please take her to a health centre or hospital immediately to get surgical repairs and psycho-social support.
153 responded out of 386 polled
yes
ok
okay
can
girls
thanks
fgm
incase
know
police
will
act
alright
arrest
cut
fine
good
gud
okey
people
report
thank
year
2018
abolished
abt
accepting
actors
advise
affirmative
agree
ahospital
allowance
already
alryt
also
anything
aren
authorities
available
away
believe
btw
centre
circumcision
community
completely
cool
costly
coz
AUG 9. 2018
Do you know where to report cases of FGM/C in your community? Please answer with YES or NO
264 responded out of 385 polled
Female
51%
Yes
 
Yes
49%
No
 
No

Male
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

20-24
53%
Yes
 
Yes
47%
No
 
No

25-30
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

31-34
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

35+
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No
AUG 9. 2018
Please tell us THREE (3) places in your community where one can report FGM/C cases that have been committed
135 responded out of 157 polled
police
leaders
office
lc1
local
community
lc
hospital
human
lcs
offices
rights
council
yes
councils
leader
probation
cdo
elders
religious
right
church
county
district
health
ngos
station
sub
child
civil
like
mifumi
rdc
reach
sebei
unicef
centre
court
courts
etc
fgm
group
kween
lc2
lc3
mentors
one
partners
people
political
AUG 9. 2018
Plz report FGM/C cases to the Police station, Gender Action Group, Community Monitor or call Child Helpline on 116 for FREE. Let us make our communities SAFE!
126 responded out of 375 polled
ok
yes
police
thank
thanks
will
leaders
okay
report
fgm
fine
okey
cultural
fees
get
kween
lc
lc1
local
please
problems
together
yah
across
act
action
aid
airtme
always
among
amudat
army
ask
assuming
bad
barracks
build
calme
can
case
church
come
communitee
communities
community
considering
da
de
district
drop
AUG 9. 2018
How would u like to learn MORE about the harmful traditional practice of FGM/C? A.Radio, B.Community dialogues C.Public rallies D.Places of worship E. U-Report F. Others (tell us)
283 responded out of 375 polled
Female
32%
A
 
A
29%
B
 
B
9%
C
 
C
12%
D
 
D
14%
E
 
E
5%
F
 
F

Male
21%
A
 
A
44%
B
 
B
6%
C
 
C
7%
D
 
D
19%
E
 
E
3%
F
 
F
0-14
0%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
0%
C
 
C
0%
D
 
D
0%
E
 
E
0%
F
 
F

15-19
40%
A
 
A
0%
B
 
B
20%
C
 
C
20%
D
 
D
20%
E
 
E
0%
F
 
F

20-24
33%
A
 
A
30%
B
 
B
4%
C
 
C
7%
D
 
D
24%
E
 
E
2%
F
 
F

25-30
22%
A
 
A
43%
B
 
B
5%
C
 
C
10%
D
 
D
18%
E
 
E
2%
F
 
F

31-34
21%
A
 
A
50%
B
 
B
5%
C
 
C
8%
D
 
D
8%
E
 
E
8%
F
 
F

35+
20%
A
 
A
48%
B
 
B
10%
C
 
C
10%
D
 
D
10%
E
 
E
2%
F
 
F
24%
A
 
A
41%
B
 
B
6%
C
 
C
9%
D
 
D
17%
E
 
E
3%
F
 
F
AUG 9. 2018
Great! What THREE (3) actions are you going to take as a U-Reporter to ensure the traditional harmful practice of FGM/C is abandoned in your community?
191 responded out of 283 polled
fgm
community
dangers
police
reporting
report
girls
cases
da
people
school
sensitization
education
child
effects
girl
practice
take
arresting
de
educating
communities
will
practices
awareness
case
cutters
harmful
health
act
bad
encourage
encouraging
parents
sensitize
taking
telling
abt
authorities
group
help
leaders
sensitise
sensitising
use
yes
action
also
arrest
danger
AUG 9. 2018
Thank u so much for sharing with us. Remember you & yo friends can learn more & ask questions on FGM/C by sending a message to 8500 today, ITS FREE &ANONYMOUS!
92 responded out of 271 polled
fgm
ok
community
law
thank
can
practice
report
thanks
welcome
advice
case
cases
girl
reporting
yes
avoid
child
communities
comty
disadvantages
education
fine
girls
good
hard
issues
keep
leaders
mobilishing
people
police
practices
radio
school
sensitization
support
time
traditional
work
young
abid
abt
act
acts
ad
advices
affair
ago
airtime

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