#FGM

  • Article: Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting
    Citizenship

    Lawyers and Activists Urge Sri Lanka to Ban Genital Cutting

    Dec. 6, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women who have been affected by khatna want to see this practice banned." Read more

  • Article: The UK Will Help 750,000 Women and Girls In Latest Push to End Gender Violence
    Girls & Women

    The UK Will Help 750,000 Women and Girls In Latest Push to End Gender Violence

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It will help eradicate violence against women and girls in all its forms. Read more

  • 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: 6 Ways to Fight for Gender Equality on the International Day of the Girl Child — And Every Other Day
    Girls & Women

    6 Ways to Fight for Gender Equality on the International Day of the Girl Child — And Every Other Day

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Boys and girls, men and women — everyone has a part to play in making the world gender equal. Read more

  • Article: These African Girls Invented an App to End FGM, Now They’re Bringing It to Google
    Girls & Women

    These African Girls Invented an App to End FGM, Now They’re Bringing It to Google

    By Meghan Werft|July 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The team is the only group from Africa to participate in Technovation’s final competition. 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: Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM

    By Meghan Werft|July 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Globally, 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: Africa’s ‘Iron Lady’ Is 80 Years Old, But She’s Still Fighting FGM
    Girls & Women

    Africa’s ‘Iron Lady’ Is 80 Years Old, But She’s Still Fighting FGM

    July 12, 2017|ICS

    Edna Adan went from the first Somali female to drive a car to a fearless FGM activist. Read more