The practice of FGM is deeply rooted in the Sabiny culture and some ethnic groups in the Karamoja region
Globally, at least 200 million girls and women alive today have suffered some form of female genital mutilation across 30 countries.
The team said the findings suggested that "changing attitudes through entertainment could contribute to the abandoning of cutting."
FGM, which ranges from pricking of the clitoris to its complete removal, causes infections and loss of sensation.
In the 30 countries where the practice is most widespread, the majority of girls have undergone FGM before their fifth birthday.
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