January 15, 2018

New Hampshire HB 1739 Media Release

MEDIA ALERT: FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION & CHILD MARRIAGE EXPERT SPEAKING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE THIS WEEK AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW […]
December 29, 2017

FGM in Sri Lanka: It’s never ‘just a nick’ – Al Jazeera

For decades, female genital mutilation (FGM) has been practiced in Sri Lanka. However, to those outside the practicing […]
December 26, 2017

Couple accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at Dublin home to face trial – Independent

A couple are to face trial accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at their home in Dublin. […]
December 23, 2017

FGM is a real danger to many young girls – Belfast Telegraph

Christmas is usually a happy time for children and families. However, for a small number of girls in […]
December 19, 2017

Girls could be flown abroad to undergo FGM during Christmas holidays, officials warn as more than 1,000 cases reported – The Independent

Girls may be forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) abroad during the Christmas holidays, authorities have warned […]
December 11, 2017

How Women From The U.S. Could Be At Risk Of Genital Mutilation – NPR

Young women from the U.S. are at increasing risk of a dangerous ritual known as female genital mutilation. […]
December 9, 2017

It’s Time To Break The Silence Over This Shockingly Common Practice – Refinery 29

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 200 million women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), […]
December 9, 2017

How to fight female genital mutilation with economics – CNN

Seleiman Bishagazi never enjoyed the benefits of a university education, but he’s smarter on a basic human rights […]
December 3, 2017

Husband forces wife to undergo FGM – Standard

I was recently talking to a group of girlfriends about Culture and the topic on Female Genital Mutilation […]
December 3, 2017

Female circumcision in Sri Lanka is ‘just a nick’, not mutilation: supporters – Reuters

Members of Sri Lanka’s Muslim communities have strongly condemned criticism of ancient cutting rituals performed on girls, saying […]
November 24, 2017

Butter knife or sharp blade? Either way, FGM survivors in Sri Lanka want it to stop – Reuters

When her daughter turned seven, and it was time for the “khatna” – a female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
November 24, 2017

Female Genital Mutilation Happening to an Alarming Number of U.S. Girls – Newsweek

Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone. Those African nations are notoriously associated with the gruesome ritual of female genital mutilation—but it […]
November 22, 2017

EGYPTIAN JOURNALIST RABAB AZZAM ON UNDERGOING FGM AT AGE 13: IT WAS A “COLLECTIVE MASSACRE” – Memri

Egyptian journalist Rabab Azzam told her story of being circumcised at the age of 13, recounting the physical […]
November 22, 2017

Doctor at center of mutilation case freed from jail – The Detroit News

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, the Northville doctor accused of mutilating the genitalia of “countless” young girls, was released on […]
November 21, 2017

Dawoodi Bohra women write to PM Narendra Modi against Female Genital Mutilation – The Indian Express

Several women from the Dawoodi Bohra community have come together to launch a campaign this week seeking Prime […]
November 21, 2017

ICE fights to protect girls and women from mutilation and abuse – ICE News

More than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation, or cutting (FGM/C). FGM/C […]
November 7, 2017

FGM ‘not being taken seriously’ in Northern Ireland – BBC News

There is no departmental body taking responsibility for the issue and no plan in place to implement multi-agency […]
November 6, 2017

Londoner to be charged with causing FGM in landmark UK prosecution – Evening Standard

The 49-year-old from south London is alleged to have carried out the crime on a young girl between […]
November 3, 2017

Panel sends genital mutilation bill to U.S. House – The Detroit News

The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced to the full House a bill sponsored by Rep. Dave Trott, […]
October 26, 2017

‘How to Get Away With Murder’s’ Aja Naomi King to Star in ‘A Girl From Mogadishu’ – Variety

“How to Get Away With Murder” star Aja Naomi King is portraying Somali activist Ifrah Ahmed in the biopic “A […]
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