#FGM

  • Article: Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say

    June 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nigeria accounts for a tenth of the estimated 200 million girls and women globally affected by FGM. Read more

  • Feature: These Gorgeous Photos Show the Complexity of the African Continent
    FeatureCitizenship

    These Gorgeous Photos Show the Complexity of the African Continent

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Daniele Selby|May 24, 2018

    Western media often portrays Africa as having one uniform culture — these photos prove otherwise. Read more

  • Article: Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear
    Girls & Women

    Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gothenburg officials advise girls to hide the spoon in order to alert airport security. Read more

  • Article: Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls

    By Daniele Selby|May 22, 2018

    It’s not the first time the 93-year-old has spoken out against gender inequality. Read more

  • Article: British Children Are Learning the ABCs of FGM in School
    Education

    British Children Are Learning the ABCs of FGM in School

    May 2, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "It's about giving children the vocabulary to speak up when something is wrong." Read more

  • Article: These 13 Global Citizens Made TIME's Most Influential People List
    Citizenship

    These 13 Global Citizens Made TIME's Most Influential People List

    By Daniele Selby|April 19, 2018

    From anti-FGM activists to chefs to politicians, these influential figures are changing the world. Read more

  • Article: London Lawyer Acquitted of Forcing Daughter to Undergo FGM as Punishment
    Girls & Women

    London Lawyer Acquitted of Forcing Daughter to Undergo FGM as Punishment

    March 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    An estimated 137,000 women and girls in England and Wales have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: A London Lawyer Is Accused of Forcing His Daughter to Undergo FGM as 'Punishment'
    Girls & Women

    A London Lawyer Is Accused of Forcing His Daughter to Undergo FGM as 'Punishment'

    March 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    There has never been a successful FGM prosecution in Britain. Read more