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August 21, 2018

Jordanian patriarch facing death in Houston ‘honor killings’ praised 9/11 attacks – Houston Chronicle

The image above is a stock photo. A Jordanian immigrant facing the death penalty in Houston praised Osama […]
August 1, 2018

UK couple jailed after trying to force daughter to marry – The Guardian

The image above is a stock photo. A couple who tricked their teenage daughter into travelling to Bangladesh […]
July 30, 2018

Somalia announces first prosecution for female genital mutilation – Reuters

The image above is a stock image. LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Somalia’s Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir […]
July 24, 2018

Conflict and breakdown in law and order drive scourge of modern slavery – The Telegraph

A new report has revealed the number of people around the world subject to trafficking and exploitation as […]
July 23, 2018

10-year-old girl bleeds to death after undergoing FGM in Somalia – CTPost

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A 10-year-old girl has bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation in Somalia, an […]
July 16, 2018

Britain holds memorial day for ‘honor killing’ victims – Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Britain will hold a memorial day on Saturday to remember the victims of […]
July 10, 2018

Thousands of FGM cases recorded in Britain – Reuters

The girl pictured above is a stock photo and not a victim of FGM. LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) […]
July 6, 2018

Why Won’t Massachusetts Pass a Law to Stop FGM? – Fair Observer

They are still not listening to us. The bills and our stories sit on a desk, unheard, undiscussed […]
July 5, 2018

World risks missing goal of ending child marriage by 2030 – Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A global goal of ending child marriage by 2030 will not be […]
July 3, 2018

ICE leads effort to prevent female genital mutilation at Newark Airport – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

NEWARK, NJ – Starting on June 19, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Newark […]
June 26, 2018

Sudan commutes death sentence for teen who killed rapist husband – CNN

A Sudanese court has commuted the death sentence for teenager Noura Hussein, who killed her husband after he […]
June 26, 2018

Noura in her own words: Teen who killed rapist husband shares her story – CNN

Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein, who is on death row for killing her 35-year-old husband, in a case that […]
June 25, 2018

New Jersey law gives momentum to U.S. efforts to ban child marriage – Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – New Jersey gave child advocates a boost on Friday as it became […]
June 22, 2018

Can Heterodoxy Save the Academy? – Quillette

“When we decided to do a conference, we weren’t sure if we would get 25 people in the […]
June 21, 2018

Texas must eliminate this troubling loophole in its child marriage law – Dallas News

Dr. Trevicia Williams is a Texas child bride survivor. Her mom picked her up from ninth grade and […]