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February 5, 2019

FGM ‘increasingly performed on UK babies’ – BBC News

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire […]
February 4, 2019

FGM: Mother guilty of genital mutilation of daughter – BBC News

A woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter has become the first person in the UK to be found […]
January 30, 2019
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US facilitating forced marriage of children: Immigration loophole invoked hundreds of times each year – The Hill

The AHA Foundation informed the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee a year ago about a loophole […]
January 22, 2019

Advocates slam thousands of child marriages in U.S., demand Congress act – NBC News

The image above is a stock image. When Fraidy Reiss took on stopping child marriages in the United […]
January 18, 2019

‘Lack of awareness’ around forced marriage law – BBC News

Potential victims in areas where forced marriage is prevalent are unaware it is a crime, a charity has […]
January 16, 2019

Kenyan girl’s rescue shows community key to ending child marriage – Reuters

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The rare rescue of a 12-year-old Kenyan girl forced to marry and have […]
January 15, 2019

Forced marriages: US approved thousands of child bride requests over past decade – The Hilltop Monitor

The United States claims to be a strong opponent of child marriage around the world. The data raises […]
January 8, 2019

Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff – BBC News

The image above is a stock image. An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend […]
January 7, 2019
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Laramie lawmaker introduces bill to ban child marriage – Casper Star Tribune

Depending on the circumstances, it is technically legal for one to marry a minor in 47 states across […]
January 3, 2019

Forced marriage victims asked to pay rescue costs – BBC News

British victims of forced marriages overseas are being asked by the Foreign Office to pay costs associated with […]
December 19, 2018

Ohio General Assembly passes measure prohibiting female genital mutilation for girls under age 18 – Cleveland.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio General Assembly has sent to Gov. John Kasich a bill that would make […]
December 19, 2018

U.S. alone in its opposition to parts of a U.N. draft resolution addressing violence against girls – The Washington Post

When it comes to certain key global issues, the world has become used to a familiar pattern over […]
December 19, 2018

British schoolgirls at risk of FGM during Christmas break – Reuters

The image above is a stock image. LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As many families prepare to holiday […]
December 19, 2018

Girls taken to Uganda, Tanzania for ‘vacation cutting’ as Kenya cracks down on FGM – Reuters

The news article featured below is about an act called vacation cutting. This is when a girl is […]
December 11, 2018

Act now or face 100 more years of child marriage, economists warn – Reuters

The image above is a stock image. LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It will take 100 years to […]
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