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“Women Don’t have to Die in Silence”, Depicts Kenyan Female Genital Mutilation Survivor’s Film

As a 10-year-old in rural Kenya, Beryl Magoko was not surprised when her Kuria community arranged for her to undergo Female Genital Mutilation (FGM),...

Somalia Calls To Outlaw Female Genital Mutilation

A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia to outlaw the tradition. Four girls, ages 10...

US, Britain Step Up In Order to Tackle Female Genital Mutilation

Authorities in the U.S. and Britain are stepping up cooperation to tackle female genital mutilation, staging joint operations at airports in London, New York...

“The Restorers” : Kenyan Girls Use Technology to Combat Female Genital Mutilation

Technovation Challenge World Pitch Summit, a competition that invites girls from around the world to come up with tech solutions to local community...

In Somalia, Rape is a Common Sight: Labeled as Worst Country for Women

Aug 11, 2017: Somalia is voted as the 5th most deadly place for women to inhabit. High maternal mortality rate, frequent rape, female genital mutilation...

Online Petition launched to Ban Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) by a group of Women belonging to Dawoodi Bohra Community

Delhi, Dec 10, 2016 : Recently, a petition has been doing the rounds on Internet. The online petition is launched by a group of women...

‘Khatna’ or Female Genital Mutilation : A barbarism allowed in the name of Religion and Tradition

“When I got it done for my daughter, I did it because it was  a custom to be followed“ said Sophie Johari to a...

Indian Muslim spiritual leader supports barbaric practice of Female Genital Mutilation

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A speech by the spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community, in which he appears to be...

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