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Female Circumcision 'Performed on NSW Girls
World  (tags: world, Australia, children, GIRLS, FGM, abuse, humanrights )

- 1352 days ago -
Four people in Sydney have been charged with female genital mutilation offences after two young girls were allegedly subject to female circumcision.
Prosecute Female Genital Mutilation in the UK ACTION
World  (tags: FGM, humanrights, freedoms, UK, women, ethics )

- 1445 days ago -
Since it was outlawed in 1985, not a single case of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been prosecuted. According to research by FORWARD, the leading UK charity working against FGM, approximately 66,000 girls have been mutilated in the UK, and 24,000...
WHOA! Protect Girls From Genital Mutilation TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, violence, women's rights, FGM )

- 2132 days ago -
One form of self-created harm that obstructs and hinders the society's ability to develop is female genital mutilation (FGM) which aims to damage the genitalia of girls by cutting off their clitoris and labia.
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 )

- 2146 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.
Changing Traditions: Ethiopia´s Afar Region Says "NO" to FGM / Sexual Cutting
World  (tags: Africa, FGM, traditions, changes, harmful practices, Women´s rights, mutilation, pain, good news )

- 2237 days ago -
The strongly harmful practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) is effectively being fought in Ethiopia's Afar region. Anti-FGM campaigns are supported by Muslim religious leaders, clan leaders and now even circumcisers themselves.
Sign Petition: End Domestic Violence in the Muslim World
World  (tags: world, middle-east, sharia, law, africa, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

- 2485 days ago -
Assaults on women and young girls, especially domestic violence, acid attacks, honor killings, FGM and forced marriage that have become a growing problem in some Muslim countries, are barbaric, inhumane and completely contrary to Islamic teachings.
Sign Petition: International Coalition for Women's Rights
World  (tags: society, culture, world, muslim, sharia, law, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, children, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

- 2485 days ago -
Sharia law deems a woman unequal and subordinate to her husband. Under Sharia, women's testimony is worth half that of men's, women have limited rights to divorce and child custody and women can be executed for apostasy or stoned to death for adultery.
Pakistan Moves to Outlaw Domestic Violence
World  (tags: world, middle-east, pakistan, muslim, domestic, violence, humiliation, beatings, mutilation, flogging, rape, honor, killing, stoning, acid, attacks, FGM, lashes, women, girls, human, rights, freedom, abuse, cruelty )

- 2485 days ago -
Pakistan moved towards outlawing domestic violence when lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday that will punish those found guilty of beating women or children with jail terms and fines. The law, passed unanimously, was called a "big day" for Pakistani women.
BORN IN THE BIG RAINS - A Memoir of Somalia and Survival
World  (tags: women, children, risks, fgm, FGM, violence, africa, crime, deaths, europe )

- 3152 days ago -
This autobiographical book traces Fadumo's life from Somalia as a child where she was subjected to FGM, to her arrival in Germany, and eventual campaign against FGM. It's a gripping book, full of sadness, tears, and many laughters as Korn shares ...
21,000 Girls at Risk of Genital Mutilation, Say Campaigners
World  (tags: England, Wales, genital mutilation, fgm, risks, women, abuse, alert, children )

- 3152 days ago -
More than 21,000 girls under 15 in England and Wales are estimated to be at serious risk of being forced into genital mutilation and a further 11,000 over-eights are highly likely already to have been subjected to the practice, according to research.
Fgmnetwork - Help Us Come Up With a New Name -
World  (tags: FGM, Support )

- 3169 days ago -
Show your support and your creativity by suggesting a new name for the site. This is really not a contest, but if your entry is chosen, we'll put it on the site's logo, any future publications, and products, and you will be given full credit.
The Beginning of the End, No to Female Circumcision.
World  (tags: women, children, health, FGM, propaganda, africa, GoodNews )

- 3169 days ago -
Foes of female circumcision gain support: Subject is no longer taboo in Egypt, where 96% of women have had procedure A nationwide campaign to stop the practice has become one of the most powerful social movements in Egypt in decades, uniting an unlikely
I Was Born Woman!
World  (tags: africa, women, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, FGM )

- 3169 days ago -
Africa and women; on the one hand they are the matriarchs of society, simply because they outlive men, on the other hand on their way to getting to be the matriarch, the journey is strewn with pain, tears, sweat, abuse, shame based communication
Cautious Criticism - A Growing Number Of Activists Are Hesitant To Decry Female Genital Mutilation
World  (tags: world, women, FGM, FGC, deaths, crime, children )

- 3185 days ago -
Academia's fixation on cultural sensitivity is changing the debate around female genital mutilation, with a growing number of professors and women's rights activists becoming hesitant to condemn the practice
African Aid Group Wins Hilton Prize For Campaigning Against Female Circumcision
World  (tags: world, woman, children, africa, GoodNews, Female Circumcision, FGM, Female genital mutilation )

- 3202 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.

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