#Female Genital Mutilation

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: Australia’s Highest Court Rules Female Genital Mutilation Illegal in All Forms

    Australia’s Highest Court Rules Female Genital Mutilation Illegal in All Forms

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 17, 2019

    Around 200 million girls and women globally have undergone some form of FGM. Read more

  • Article: Britain Could Be Set to Deport a 10-Year-Old Girl Despite Risk of Her Undergoing FGM Abroad

    Britain Could Be Set to Deport a 10-Year-Old Girl Despite Risk of Her Undergoing FGM Abroad

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 27, 2019

    A British family court had ruled that the girl could be subjected to FGM if taken to Sudan. Read more

  • Article: British Activist Nimco Ali Launches Global Bid to Ban FGM in Every Country by 2030

    British Activist Nimco Ali Launches Global Bid to Ban FGM in Every Country by 2030

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 25, 2019

    She's calling on all countries to unite to protect 68 million at-risk by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 12, 2019

    Over 1,300 women could benefit from the specialist services. Read more

  • Article: Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 29, 2019

    Nearly all women ages 15 to 49 are thought to have undergone the procedure in Somaliland. Read more

  • Article: This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead

    This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 8, 2019

    The village previously held several costly two-week long FGM festivals every year. Read more

  • Article: I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    July 22, 2019

    Sara Elgamal’s film tells the story of three women leading the fight against FGM in Ethiopia. Read more