#FGM

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

    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

  • Article: Activists Rally Around India's Supreme Court Condemning FGM

    Activists Rally Around India's Supreme Court Condemning FGM

    By Joanna Prisco|July 10, 2018

    “It violates the bodily integrity of a girl child,” said the court. Read more

  • Article: 6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    6,000 Girls & Women Reported FGM in Britain Over the Past Year

    July 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In most cases, the ritual was carried out abroad on women born overseas. Read more

  • Article: Egypt Launches Website to Help Women and Girls Combat FGM

    Egypt Launches Website to Help Women and Girls Combat FGM

    By Joanna Prisco|July 3, 2018

    A new resource can help educate misinformed family members and aid in reporting doctors. Read more

  • Article: This New Jersey Airport Will Educate Passengers on FGM

    This New Jersey Airport Will Educate Passengers on FGM

    By Joanna Prisco|June 27, 2018

    Those traveling to FGM high-prevalence countries will be alerted. Read more

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

    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

    These Gorgeous Photos Show the Complexity of the African Continent

    By Olivia KestinDaniele Selby  and  Pia Gralki|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

    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