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17-Year-Old Died From Female Genital Mutilation - Demand Enforcement of Anti-FGM Laws in Egypt
World  (tags: world, humanrights, fgm, petition to sign )

- 1050 days ago -
Just days ago, a 17-year-old girl named Mayar Mohammed Moussa died in Egypt during an illegal female genital mutilation (FGM) operation. The hospital where the surgery was performed has been shut down, and there is an investigation underway.
Success: Doctor Who Perfomed Deadly Female Genital Mutilation Convicted
World  (tags: world, humanrights, fgm, petition to sign )

- 1533 days ago -
Target: Mahfouz Saber, EgyptâEUR(TM)s Minister of Justice Goal: Praise conviction of a doctor whose patient died after a female genital A doctor who performed a female genital mutilation procedure on a 13-year old
Stop Inhumane Female Genital Cutting
World  (tags: africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', FGM, ACTION PLEASE )

- 1767 days ago -
et: Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa Goal: Put an end to female genitalia mutilations Heavily concentrated in African countries, female genital mutilation (
Female Circumcision 'Performed on NSW Girls
World  (tags: world, Australia, children, GIRLS, FGM, abuse, humanrights )

- 2409 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 )

- 2502 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 )

- 3189 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 )

- 3203 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, , mutilation, pain, good news )

- 3294 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 )

- 3542 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 )

- 3542 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 )

- 3542 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 )

- 4209 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 )

- 4209 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 )

- 4226 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 )

- 4226 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

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