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October 16, 2019

Vulnerable teenage girls to be targeted in airport bathrooms to stop them from being taken overseas and forced into arranged marriages – Daily Mail

Airport bathrooms will be targeted as part of a new campaign to crackdown on predators who are forcing […]
October 10, 2019

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — How Aware Are We? – InsideSources

“America is the home of the brave and the land of the free. When people seek haven in […]
October 3, 2019

When health workers harm: the medicalization of female genital mutilation in Egypt – UNFPA

CAIRO, Egypt – Female genital mutilation has been outlawed in Egypt for more than a decade, but it remains […]
September 26, 2019

Vermont lawmakers urged to ban female genital mutilation – VT Digger

An anti-female genital mutilation organization is urging Vermont lawmakers, and those from 15 other states, to enact laws […]
September 25, 2019

It’s All About Health for Women and Girls: Ghada Khan on Ending FGM – Philanthropy Women

An estimated 3.9 million girls around the world are at risk of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) […]
September 17, 2019

Texas Man Convicted Of Killing His Daughter’s Husband And Her Best Friend In ‘Honor Killings’ – Oxygen

When Nesreen Irsan, a 23-year-old Muslim, ran away from home, converted to Christianity and married her American boyfriend, Coty Beavers, no […]
September 16, 2019

Court declines House Democrats’ motion to intervene in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

Washington — A federal court has denied House Democrats’ request to intervene in the appeal of a Michigan criminal […]
September 13, 2019

The Violence Against Women Act must also combat female genital mutilation – Washington Examiner

his week, the Violence Against Women Act turns 25 years old. The act was passed in 1994 with […]
September 12, 2019

Child marriage should end in Idaho – Post Register

I just returned from back-to-back industry conferences. Each year when I meet new people and say I’m from […]
August 29, 2019

Alabama legislature passes new marriage certificate law – WCBI

LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – Some objections to signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples led to a change […]
August 12, 2019

She was an American child bride. Now, Genevieve is fighting to stop it from happening to others. – NBC News

The first time she became a bride, Genevieve Meyer doesn’t remember what the groom was wearing. She doesn’t […]
July 31, 2019

Princess Haya, Dubai ruler’s wife, seeks court order to prevent child’s forced marriage – CNN

(CNN)The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order […]
July 30, 2019

The shocking new figures on female genital mutilation in Coventry

One new victim of female genital mutilation is being identified nearly every week in Coventry. Newly released NHS […]
July 25, 2019

Senate poised to vote to ban child marriages – Salem News

BOSTON — Massachusetts could become the latest state to outlaw child marriage, a practice that child welfare advocates […]
July 22, 2019

Convictions for honour crimes including FGM, rape and forced marriage plummet amid national police crackdown – The Independent

Convictions for so-called honour crimes perpetrated against women have plummeted in the past five years, The Independent can reveal, amid a nationwide […]
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