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Female Genital Mutilation on the Rise Among Southeast Asian Muslims
World  (tags: female genital mutilation, religion, women, freedoms, politics, society, world, asia, news )

- 717 days ago -
More than 90 percent of women surveyed in Malaysia have been circumcised, and experts say increasing regional Islamic conservatism may be the reason why.
Egypt Girl's Death Puts Spotlight on Genital Mutilation
World  (tags: Egypt, Female genital mutilation, Child abuse )

- 889 days ago -
The death of a 13-year-old girl during a genital mutilation procedure has brought the issue back into the spotlight in Egypt
Demand Action Againt Female Genital Mutilation
World  (tags: world, humanrights, PETITION, Female genital mutilation )

- 1350 days ago -
Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.
Season of Plenty Brings Misery for Teenage Girls
World  (tags: FGM, the "cut", girls, Kenya, young marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, Pokot, circumcised, abuse, help, rescue centre, exodus, africa, violence )

- 1964 days ago -
Fifteen-years-old Elizabeth dreads the long rainy season, when, like many other girls her age, she would be forced to undergo the age-old practice of female genital mutilation. The season is also the time when schoolgirls as young as 10 get married off.
Fatwa Alone Will Not Stop FGM/C
World  (tags: FGM/C, Female Genital Mutilation, Mauritania, West Africa, fatwa, ban, religious leaders, message, education, Islam, gender issues, women's rights )

- 2119 days ago -
A recent fatwa banning female genital mutilation/cutting in Mauritania will help reduce the practice only if religious leaders take the message to the people, scholars and anti-FGM/C activists say.
African Aid Group Wins Hilton Prize For Campaigning Against Female Circumcision
World  (tags: world, woman, children, africa, GoodNews, Female Circumcision, FGM, Female genital mutilation )

- 3020 days ago -
New York (AHN) - A Senegal-based aid group has won the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation prize this year for its campaign against female circumcision in West Africa.
Norway Grants NOK 20 Million Against Sex Mutilation
World  (tags: female genital mutilation, , UnitedNations, fgm )

- 3021 days ago -
International Development Minister Erik Solheim has announced that Norway will contribute NOK 20 million (appr. USD 3,5 million) to a UN fund to protect girls against genital mutilation in 16 countries.

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