#FGM

  • Article: This Activist Is Empowering Girls and Women in Kenya Through Education
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This Activist Is Empowering Girls and Women in Kenya Through Education

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 9, 2019

    Qabale Duba is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award winner. Read more

  • Article: The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa
    Girls & Women

    The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|June 21, 2019

    The total number of women married in childhood will likely reach 950 million by 2030. Read more

  • Article: FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support
    Girls & Women

    FGM Survivors Across Africa Call for Mental Health and Trauma Support

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "There's this picture that has never left my mind of the blood." Read more

  • Article: Kenyan FGM Survivor Explores Reconstruction Surgery in New Film
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan FGM Survivor Explores Reconstruction Surgery in New Film

    June 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Considering the reconstruction, the filmmaker talks to other survivors about trauma and healing. Read more

  • Article: New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists
    Girls & Women

    New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists

    By Daniele Selby|June 6, 2019

    “We knew women and girls were being cut in Saudi Arabia but not to such a large extent.” Read more

  • Article: Kenya's President Vows to Push for More Women in Power, Tackle Child Marriage, and End FGM
    Girls & Women

    Kenya's President Vows to Push for More Women in Power, Tackle Child Marriage, and End FGM

    June 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Compulsory schooling, for example, would help boost girls' opportunities. Read more

  • 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