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August 27, 2020

FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Yaser Abdel Said Now in Custody After Committing Honor Killings in 2008 – FBI

Yaser Abdel Said, a capital murder suspect wanted in connection with the homicide of his two teenage daughters, […]
August 27, 2020

Massachusetts Bans FGM After Seven-Year Push by Survivors and Advocates

August 26, 2020 It took seven years for the work to come to fruition, but on August 6 […]
August 26, 2020

Imo women groups laud UNICEF, NOA over fight against Female Genital Mutilation – The Guardian

Some women groups in Owerri West and Ehime Mbano Local Government areas of Imo State have lauded UNICEF […]
August 26, 2020
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One step at a time: UN women’s health agency helping shift dangerous social norms – UN News

One of the largest chiefdoms in Zambia’s Eastern Province is challenging harmful social norms, including child marriage, risky […]
August 14, 2020

August Newsletter: Seven years of gridlock ended—FGM banned in Massachusetts, CTU kicks off new school year

I am so excited to write to you about our huge victory in Massachusetts. After seven years of […]
July 24, 2020

Thousands of female genital mutilation cases identified in England in past year – Yahoo

Thousands of victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) have been identified in England in the past year. An […]
July 9, 2020

Healthcare professionals conduct 80% of FGM in Egypt – MENAFN

(MENAFN – Daily News Egypt) An estimated 8 in 10 girls in countries such as Egypt and Sudan […]
July 6, 2020

Sudan’s bid to ban genital mutilation sparks hope, caution – Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — It’s been more than 60 years. But the scene is seared still into Kawthar Ali’s […]
July 1, 2020

UN Calls for End to Practices Threatening Women, Girls Worldwide – VOA News

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called for urgent action to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage […]
July 1, 2020

The Case against Revolution with Ayaan Hirsi Ali – the Uncommon Knowledge Podcast

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the founder of AHA Foundation, was featured in the Uncommon Knowledge podcast, hosted by Peter […]
June 26, 2020

Female genital mutilation: Report shows 68,000 victims in Germany – Deutsche Welle

The amount of women and girls in Germany who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) has increased to […]
June 22, 2020

Malaysian children as young as 12 are getting married, and it’s legal – South China Morning Post

Childhood friends Iris, Mary and Sarah were once typical teenage girls – they did homework together, took selfies, […]
June 18, 2020

India drafting law to increase nuptial age of girls – Anadolu Agency

Even as India has become home to the largest number of child brides in the world, it has […]
June 17, 2020

Why coronavirus has placed millions more girls at risk of FGM – The Guardian

Covid-19 has exposed just how much work remains to be done to wipe out female genital mutilation (FGM) […]
June 15, 2020

Figures show ‘at least 10’ FGM victims identified in the surrounding areas of Bradford – The Telegraph & Argus

Doctors say at least ten victims of female genital mutilation were seen by NHS services in the surrounding areas […]
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