#Female Genital Mutilation

  • Article: London Mum Gets 11 Years in Jail After First-Ever FGM Conviction
    Girls & Women

    London Mum Gets 11 Years in Jail After First-Ever FGM Conviction

    March 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The jury heard she had sought help from a prophet to cleanse her daughter. Read more

  • Feature: These Are the Faces of the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation
    FeatureGirls & Women

    These Are the Faces of the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|March 1, 2019

    Dysturb and UNFPA’s photo exhibit in New York aims to raise awareness of FGM around the world. Read more

  • Article: Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film
    Girls & Women

    Somali Refugee's Fight Against 'Silent Killer' of FGM Inspires New Film

    Feb. 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of FGM, affecting 98% of women. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Health and FGM Will Finally Be Taught in England's Schools by 2020
    Health

    Menstrual Health and FGM Will Finally Be Taught in England's Schools by 2020

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 25, 2019

    Children aged 11 and over will also learn about FGM, domestic violence, and “honour-based” abuse. Read more

  • Article: A Documentary Has Everyone Talking About Vaginas and It's Amazing
    Girls & Women

    A Documentary Has Everyone Talking About Vaginas and It's Amazing

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 22, 2019

    The project is breaking taboos. Read more

  • Feature: London Fashion Week Just Took a Stand on FGM and Women's Reproductive Rights
    FeatureGirls & Women

    London Fashion Week Just Took a Stand on FGM and Women's Reproductive Rights

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 19, 2019

    What does a fashion show inspired by 25 years of reproductive rights look like? We went to find out. Read more

  • Article: Queensland Jury Delivers Landmark Conviction for Female Genital Mutilation
    Girls & Women

    Queensland Jury Delivers Landmark Conviction for Female Genital Mutilation

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 14, 2019

    Here's everything you need to know about Queensland’s female genital mutilation case. Read more

  • Article: Emma Watson Just Shared an Anti-FGM Video You Need to See
    Girls & Women

    Emma Watson Just Shared an Anti-FGM Video You Need to See

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2019

    The charity made one of Watson’s “favourite campaign videos ever” — and you have to see it. Read more