#Female Genital Mutilation

  • Article: 3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 25, 2020

    She is using her platform as Miss Universe to support leadership and education. Read more

  • Article: FGM Affects More Countries Than Previous Estimates Suggest: Study

    FGM Affects More Countries Than Previous Estimates Suggest: Study

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 18, 2020

    FGM affects at least 92 countries, according to a study by Equality Now. Read more

  • Article: ‘I Had No Idea I Was an FGM Survivor Until a Nurse Asked During a Routine Screening’

    ‘I Had No Idea I Was an FGM Survivor Until a Nurse Asked During a Routine Screening’

    Feb. 24, 2020

    Dr. Leyla Hussein describes the question that changed her life, and made her who she is today. Read more

  • Article: This Short Film on FGM Inspired Important Conversations at the UN

    This Short Film on FGM Inspired Important Conversations at the UN

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2020

    68 million girls are still at risk of undergoing the procedure in the next 10 years. Read more

  • Article: These 27 Short Videos Highlight the Horrors of Female Genital Mutilation

    These 27 Short Videos Highlight the Horrors of Female Genital Mutilation

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2020

    “When it was over I sat in the corner with a candy bar, sick to my stomach.” Read more

  • Article: 5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    5 Activists Leading the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 5, 2020

    Some 3 million girls in Africa risk undergoing FGM every year. Read more

  • Article: FGM Survivor Ifrah Ahmed on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast: ‘I Was Told I Was Going to Be Killed'

    FGM Survivor Ifrah Ahmed on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast: ‘I Was Told I Was Going to Be Killed'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 4, 2020

    Listen to Hozier and Ifrah Ahmed talk about female genital mutilation and the refugee crisis. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Recommit to Transform the World for Girls and Women by 2030 at Nairobi Summit

    World Leaders Recommit to Transform the World for Girls and Women by 2030 at Nairobi Summit

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 15, 2019

    Over 1,200 announcements and commitments will address maternal deaths, family planning, and more. Read more