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  • Article: Michigan Judge Dismisses the Most Serious Charge in the US’s First FGM Case
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    Michigan Judge Dismisses the Most Serious Charge in the US’s First FGM Case

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 16, 2018

    The two doctors at the center of the case are accused of performing FGM on 7-year-old girls. Read more

  • Article: Malala Relaxes From the Stress of Freshman Year by Building a Girls’ School in Pakistan
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    Malala Relaxes From the Stress of Freshman Year by Building a Girls’ School in Pakistan

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 16, 2018

    That classic first-semester of college story. Read more

  • Article: Women Really Are Tougher Than Men. Science Just Confirmed It
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    Women Really Are Tougher Than Men. Science Just Confirmed It

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 15, 2018

    Hey humans. It’s time to woman up. Read more

  • Article: Netflix Accused of Glamorizing Child Sex Trafficking
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    Netflix Accused of Glamorizing Child Sex Trafficking

    Jan. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 50 advocates signed a letter condemning the new drama "Baby." Read more

  • Article: Women’s Rights Activists in Saudi Arabia Just Scored a Major Goal for Equality
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    Women’s Rights Activists in Saudi Arabia Just Scored a Major Goal for Equality

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 12, 2018

    But there is still work to be done. Read more

  • Article: A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods
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    A Ban by a 'River God' May Keep Ghanaian Girls Out of School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 12, 2018

    About 95% of Ghanaian girls in rural areas have missed school during their periods — before the ban. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Man Offered Free ‘Female Circumcisions’ on Facebook — Now He’s Advocating Against FGM
    Girls & Women

    This Nigerian Man Offered Free ‘Female Circumcisions’ on Facebook — Now He’s Advocating Against FGM

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 11, 2018

    He posted graphic images of previous procedures, prompting backlash. Read more

  • Article: 10 Funny, Uplifting Feminist Tweets You May Have Missed This Week
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    10 Funny, Uplifting Feminist Tweets You May Have Missed This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 11, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "My feminist dream is to one day not be surprised when an item of clothing I’ve bought has pockets." Read more