#FGM

  • Article: US House Votes to Recognize FGM as a Human Rights Violation
    Girls & Women

    US House Votes to Recognize FGM as a Human Rights Violation

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 23, 2019

    The bipartisan resolution denouncing female genital mutilation passed 393 to 0. Read more

  • Article: Scarlett Curtis: The Feminist Activist Behind 2019’s Biggest Non-Brexit Stories
    Girls & Women

    Scarlett Curtis: The Feminist Activist Behind 2019’s Biggest Non-Brexit Stories

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 5, 2019

    The 24-year-old talks to Global Citizen about fighting the patriarchy — and winning. Read more

  • Article: I Survived FGM at Age 5 and Forced Marriage at 13. Now I'm a Supermodel, Author, and Activist.
    OpinionGirls & Women

    I Survived FGM at Age 5 and Forced Marriage at 13. Now I'm a Supermodel, Author, and Activist.

    April 3, 2019

    Waris Dirie writes for Global Citizen about her life fighting female genital mutilation. Read more

  • Article: Kentucky Woman Says Her Strict Christian Parents Subjected Her to FGM at Age 5
    Girls & Women

    Kentucky Woman Says Her Strict Christian Parents Subjected Her to FGM at Age 5

    April 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We were taught men were the leaders and God made women to be submissive." Read more

  • 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: 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