#FGM

  • 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

  • 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: 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

  • Article: Activists Launch the First Anti-FGM Network in the US
    Girls & Women

    Activists Launch the First Anti-FGM Network in the US

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 7, 2019

    Approximately 500,000 girls are at risk. Read more

  • Article: FGM ‘Performed on Babies’ in the UK, With Victims as Young as 1 Month Old
    Girls & Women

    FGM ‘Performed on Babies’ in the UK, With Victims as Young as 1 Month Old

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 5, 2019

    The report comes days after Britain secured its first successful FGM conviction. Read more