#Female Genital Mutilation

  • Article: This Heroic BBC Presenter Rescued a 13-Year-Old Schoolgirl From FGM in Kenya
    Girls & Women

    This Heroic BBC Presenter Rescued a 13-Year-Old Schoolgirl From FGM in Kenya

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The Countryfile presenter helped a local activist save the girl with just hours to spare. Read more

  • Article: 13,000 at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation as Refugees Flock to Germany
    Girls & Women

    13,000 at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation as Refugees Flock to Germany

    By Colleen Curry|July 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Cutting can hurt a girl for life. Read more

  • Article: After Michigan Arrest, States Are Passing Laws to Outlaw FGM
    Girls & Women

    After Michigan Arrest, States Are Passing Laws to Outlaw FGM

    By James O'Hare|May 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Federal laws aren’t enough. Read more

  • Article: After FGM Arrests, National Muslim Group Pushes Michigan Mosque to Condemn Practice
    Girls & Women

    After FGM Arrests, National Muslim Group Pushes Michigan Mosque to Condemn Practice

    By Colleen Curry|April 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “By doing so, you would be expressing your solidarity.” Read more

  • Article: Doctor & Wife Facing Federal FGM Charges in Michigan Case
    Girls & Women

    Doctor & Wife Facing Federal FGM Charges in Michigan Case

    By Colleen Curry|April 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A conspiracy to perform FGM on girls as young as 6. Read more

  • Article: Michigan Doctor Denies Performing FGM, Says It Was ‘Religious Practice’
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Doctor Denies Performing FGM, Says It Was ‘Religious Practice’

    By Meghan Werft|April 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “This is part of the culture,” her lawyer argued in court. Read more

  • Article: For First Time Ever, US Doctor Facing Federal FGM Charges
    Girls & Women

    For First Time Ever, US Doctor Facing Federal FGM Charges

    By Meghan Werft|April 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A 7-year-old girl identified Nagarwala as the doctor who performed the brutal cutting procedure. Read more

  • Article: FGM Victims Go Under the Knife Again — This Time to Rebuild Their Lives
    Girls & Women

    FGM Victims Go Under the Knife Again — This Time to Rebuild Their Lives

    By Meghan Werft|March 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “Plastic surgeons have a crucial role to play in this recovery.” Read more