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Stop FGM in Indonesia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, FGM, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 174 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
In Indonesia, 2 million girls have their clitoris cut every year. The government has signed international conventions banning it, but the cruel practice continues. It'll take a massive outcry to stop girls being mutilated -- together we can do it!
The African Women Who Are Turning Their Backs on FGM
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, women, freedoms, abuse )

Alexa
- 440 days ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
"I wanted to save lives not put them at risk." That's what a former female genital cutter told me during a visit to Kenya last week, as she explained why she downed her tools and instead became a birth attendant.
Stop Genital Mutilation of American Girls: Support the Girls Protection Act ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: women, FGM, violence, girls, protection, genital mutilation )

Cher
- 1599 days ago - change.org
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been outlawed by US Federal law for over a decade and is illegal in 17 states. It is internationally recognized as a violation of the human rights of women and girls, and the World Health Organization classifies the
Woman From Mali Who Underwent FGM Fights for Asylum
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, Female Genital Mutilation, Female Genital Cutting, female circumcision, women's rights, women's health, civil rights, asylum, abuse, culture, ethics, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Teri
- 2313 days ago - ap.google.com
Alima Traore doesn't remember when part of her genitals was removed as a young child in her native Mali. But even at 29, she still lives with the consequences. There's the pain, the fear of future medical problems...
KENYA: Female Cut Is Uncivilised
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, Female Cut, women, society, children, crime, education, freedoms )

Madalena
- 2530 days ago - fgmnetwork.org
That some Kenyan communities still perform female circumcision as a rite of passage is absurd and surprising. Female genital mutilation, as lobbies call it, was first performed in South America and the Middle East where it has since been denounced.
Razor's Edge - The Controversy of Female Genital Mutilation - Film
Society & Culture  (tags: FGC, FGM, women, children, Health, Gender, Religion, Culture )

Madalena
- 2564 days ago - tv.oneworld.net
Razor's Edge focuses on the issues that surround the widespread practice of female circumcision that still affects millions of women, girls and infants every year, particularly in Africa.
Two Thousand Girls a Year Suffer Genital Mutilation in Guinea-Bissau
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, FGM, torture, abuse, children, freedoms, ethics, crime )

Julia
- 2568 days ago - plusnews.org
BISSAU, 27 August 2007 (PlusNews) - The annual female genital mutilation season in Guinea-Bissau begins when schools close for the winter holidays from July to September.
CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, women, FGM, stopping the practice )


- 2692 days ago - us.oneworld.net
A unique campaign that ranges from personal discussions to mass media programs is convincing many in Mali to give up the practice of female genital cutting.
UGANDA: Women Petition Court to Outlaw FGM
Society & Culture  (tags: fgm, uganda, women, girls, human rights, legal efforte to ban fgm )


- 2694 days ago - irinnews.org
"We are seeking a court declaration that the practice is unconstitutional; it is cruel, inhuman and degrading," said Dora Byamukama, a member of the East Africa Legislative Assembly and one of the campaigners against FGM in Uganda.
VAGINA, VAGINA, VAGINA-A Report From the Grassroots Conference to End Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, FGC, Mutilation, Salvation, Education, violence, death, abuse )

Lauren
- 2695 days ago - awakenedwoman.com
Through some ancient patriarchal filter, the entire vagina, vulva, clitoris and labia were removed, cut to the pubic bone and stitched in some cases leaving a tiny hole as big as a piece of straw, for all the urine and menstrual blood to escape from.
   

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