#Female Genital Mutilation

  • Article: 50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 19, 2018

    Girls as young as 10 months old were hospitalized after undergoing FGM. Read more

  • Article: The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM
    Girls & Women

    The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    A British survivor warned schoolgirls are being pressured into FGM in the playground. Read more

  • Article: These Color-Coded Stickers Could Help Save Girls at Risk of FGM
    Girls & Women

    These Color-Coded Stickers Could Help Save Girls at Risk of FGM

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 4, 2018

    The color-coded system helps authorities identify exactly where victims are. Read more

  • Article: Parents of 10-Year-Old Girl Who Died After FGM Are 'Hampering' Prosecution, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Parents of 10-Year-Old Girl Who Died After FGM Are 'Hampering' Prosecution, Activists Say

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of female genital mutilation. Read more

  • Article: 17 Girls Rescued From Child Marriage and FGM in Kenya
    Girls & Women

    17 Girls Rescued From Child Marriage and FGM in Kenya

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 8, 2018

    A missionary brought the girls to refuge. Read more

  • Article: US Immigration Agency Takes on Female Genital Mutilation
    Girls & Women

    US Immigration Agency Takes on Female Genital Mutilation

    Aug. 6, 2018|Voice of America

    ICE is educating new immigrants about the harmful practice. Read more

  • Article: Somalia Will Pursue Its First FGM Prosecution After Death of 10-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Somalia Will Pursue Its First FGM Prosecution After Death of 10-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 26, 2018

    Approximately 98% of girls and women in Somalia have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: Father Still Defends FGM After 10-Year-Old Daughter Dies in Somalia
    Girls & Women

    Father Still Defends FGM After 10-Year-Old Daughter Dies in Somalia

    July 23, 2018|Voice of America

    Despite the death of his daughter, Dahir Nur defended the practice. Read more