Uganda’s representative at the Pan Africa parliament Veronica Babirye Kadogo says that government should stop relying on politicians in enforcing and implementation of the controversial laws.
This came barely few days after the pan African Parliament resolved to compel African governments where FGM is being practiced to put more emphasis on ending this practice which violating girls rights girls rights .
Kadogo who is also the woman mp for Buyende district says that the Female genital mutilation passed into law in 2009 has failed its implementation for relying on politicians.
She says that the politicians have refused to guide their people to abandon Female genital mutilation practice hence rise in this practice in areas of sebei and karamoja sub region.
Female genital mutilation is practiced by 1% of Uganda’s population and among specific ethnic groups namely the Sabiny in Kapchorwa, Bukwo and Kween districts, the Pokot, Tepeth and Kadam in Nakapiripirit and Amudat district within the Karamoja sub region.