January 21, 2018

The Cut: Female Genital Mutilation in the Modern World

By: Madari Pendas For many, the subject of female genital mutilation is an uncomfortable and difficult topic to […]
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 26, 2017

This young Croydon man’s amazing work to stop violence against girls and women has earned him an award from the Queen – Croydon Advertiser

A young man who came to Croydon after fleeing Zimbabwe as a teenager is about to be given an […]
December 25, 2017

Lawyer of Saudi sisters in Turkey fighting to prevent extradition – Hurriyet Daily News

The lawyer of two Saudi Arabian sisters in Turkey has been fighting to prevent the women from being […]
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 19, 2017

Child marriage is a criminal injustice – Daily Nation

Can there be such a thing as child marriage? Not for the African Union Goodwill Ambassador spearheading the […]
December 19, 2017

Crashing a wedding, saving a child bride: App helps girl avoid child marriage – UNFPA

When a 13-year-old girl in the remote village of Darbhanga, in India’s Bihar State, overheard her parents planning […]
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

Photography Project ‘Too Young To Wed’ Empowers Child Marriage Survivors – Kobbini

According to International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), one-third of girls in the developing world are married before the […]
December 9, 2017

Educating Girls: A Way of Ending Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy – The World Bank

Annet Nyaburu is only 18 years old, but she is a mother of two boys, aged 4 and […]
December 9, 2017

Child Marriage is an Affront to Women’s Empowerment – Huffington Post

To Empower Women, Begin with Protecting Girls Today, our 24-hour news cycle is fraught with accounts of sexual […]
December 9, 2017

‘We Must Protect Our Girls.’ Will Pakistan Finally Vote to End Child Marriage? – Time

Aisha was 14 years old when she married a man almost a decade older in a match arranged […]
December 9, 2017

Child marriage has become less common in America. But it still exists – The Economist

SEXUAL mores change faster than the law does. This has been the case with child marriage, which is […]
December 9, 2017

How sharia marriages can hurt women in the West – The Economist

SHIRIN MUSA draws on bitter experience to inspire her work to help women caught between legal and cultural […]
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 4, 2017

The Plot Behind Saudi Arabia’s Fight With Qatar – The New York Times

By Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Originally Published in The New York Times December 4, 2017. In June, Saudi Arabia […]
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