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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 […]
December 6, 2018

Bills to ban child marriage pass Senate committee – Target 8

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — A state Senate committee on Tuesday approved two bills that would outlaw child marriages […]
November 21, 2018

Judge throws out anti-female genital mutilation law – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release – Wednesday November 21, 2018 Judge throws out anti-female genital mutilation law leaving […]
November 20, 2018

Judge dismisses female genital mutilation charges in historic case – Detroit Free Press

In a major blow to the government, a federal judge in Detroit has declared the federal female genital […]
November 19, 2018

Sweden may become latest country to annul child marriages – NBC News

The image above is a stock image. Swedish lawmakers are set to vote on a proposed crackdown on […]
November 14, 2018

South Sudan Girl Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage – VOA News

The image above is a stock image. Female lawyers in South Sudan are urging the government to shut […]
November 8, 2018

Defense tries to toss genital mutilation charges – Detroit News

The image above is a stock image. Detroit — Defense lawyers tried to convince a federal judge Tuesday to […]
November 6, 2018

What You Need To Know About Child Marriage In The U.S. – Forbes

Worldwide, 12 million girls marry before age 18 every year. Say “child marriage” and the average American thinks […]
November 5, 2018

Child marriage survivors say UK law legitimises ‘terrible’ abuse – Thomas Reuters Foundation News

LONDON, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Zee was 13, she returned from school one day to […]
October 25, 2018

Finnish hospitals see more babies born to mothers with FGM – YLE UUTISET

Finland has started tallying births by circumcised mothers as the medical community is increasingly dealing with delivery complications […]
October 23, 2018

Why only two states ban marriage for people under 18 years old – Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — During his 2015 visit to Kenya, former President Barack Obama denounced a practice that […]
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