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When police crashed her wedding, she was 8. Her soon-to-be husband was 67.

Across the continent, women are helping to reimagine a sacred rite of passage in an effort to honour their cultures and spare their bodies.

These hospitals have become a home away from home in the Maasai’s fight against TB

When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for the country's nomads. This could help ease the pain.

​Women of the Maasai fight back for their daughters

Girls as young as 10 feel the blade but an extraordinary group is fighting against female genital mutilation (FGM).

Dubai royals hunt out Maasai land

Plans to turn ancestral Maasai land into a reserve for a Dubai royal family appears to be going ahead.

The Maasai sisterhood of education

An initiative to get young rural girls into school is paying dividends in Tanzania.

Circumcisions haunt Kenya’s Maasai females

Some of the Kenya's Maasai young women are running away from of the age-old custom of circumcision, now frayed by health risks and new laws.

Seasonal visitors have front-row seats for migration

The Masai Mara is Kenya's iconic game reserve, with almost inconceivable numbers of wildlife grazing, hunting, mating, birthing and dying across mile upon mile of undulating savannah.

Where God stepped down

In an extract from their new book, Peter and Beverly­ Pickford share their vision of Ngorongoro, a world heritage site and the Maasai's­ sacred place.

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