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July 22, 2016

These British Women Are All Survivors Of Female Genital Mutilation

In early 2015, psychotherapist and female genital mutilation (FGM) campaigner Leyla Hussein approached photographer Jason Ashwood with the […]
July 20, 2016

FGM court orders in the UK: a quiet revolution in child protection

2015 has ushered in a huge cultural shift in the way communities view the practice of female genital […]
July 20, 2016

More than 1,200 FGM cases recorded across England in three months

Midwives have called for renewed efforts to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) after more than 1,200 cases were […]
July 20, 2016

Clash of Values Emerges After Afghan Child Bride Burns to Death

After being married off in sixth grade, Zahra arrived at the central hospital in Ghor with burns over 90 […]
July 19, 2016

Make Your Voice Heard – End Child Marriage in New York, New Jersey, and Maryland

You can help eliminate the human-rights abuse of child marriage, by making your voice heard – that is, by […]
July 18, 2016

Qandeel Baloch, Pakistani Social Media Celebrity, Dead in Apparent Honor Killing

Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani social media sensation, was strangled by her brother in central Pakistan, police officials said […]
July 8, 2016

Gambia and Tanzania Outlaw Child Marriage

The countries of Gambia and Tanzania have outlawed child marriage. Read more here about the amazing progress that […]
July 6, 2016

A Petition to End Female Genital Mutilation in India

The Dawoodi Bohras are amongst the most educated in India, yet are also the only Muslim community in […]
July 1, 2016

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Calls Out Cowardly Feminists’ Failure to Speak Out Against Islam’s Oppression of Women

After decades of embracing multiculturalism, Sweden is now the rape capitol of the West, only second on the […]
June 28, 2016

Virginia’s New Marriage Age Law Means Better Protection for Thousands

Over the last 10 years in Virginia, thousands of children were married, as young as 13 years old; […]
June 27, 2016

The Gambia kicks off its African Union campaign to end child marriage

On 16 June, Gambia launched a two-week campaign to end child marriage in the country. Under the leadership […]
June 27, 2016

Dutch AWEPA Section addresses harmful traditional practices

The Dutch AWEPA Section organized a parliamentary meeting in celebration of the Day of the African Child 2016 […]
June 27, 2016

Child marriage in Ethiopia is declining

Child marriage in Ethiopia is declining. Read more about what’s fueling this decline, and what next steps need […]
June 27, 2016

Youth driving change for adolescent girls in Uganda

UYAHF was founded in 2013 as a grassroots youth-led and youth focused advocacy organization, whose overall mandate is […]
June 27, 2016

Suro’s Saviours: Indian girl is saved from forced marriage with help of friends

“Suro’s Saviours” is the story of how 14 brave school children in Sursu, a village in Jharkhand took […]

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