#FGM

  • Article: Harmful Practices Against Girls Will Worsen Without Action: UNFPA

    Harmful Practices Against Girls Will Worsen Without Action: UNFPA

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 30, 2020

    FGM and child marriage are on the rise, according to the organization’s latest report. Read more

  • Article: In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    From The World Bank Group|June 10, 2020

    The Académie Française has ruled that COVID is feminine. So how can women and girls turn the tide? Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Lockdowns in Somalia Are Putting More Girls in Danger of Child Marriage and FGM

    COVID-19 Lockdowns in Somalia Are Putting More Girls in Danger of Child Marriage and FGM

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 27, 2020

    School closures, economic vulnerability, and increasing poverty are some contributing factors. Read more

  • Article: Sudan Makes FGM a Crime in 'New Era' for Women's Rights

    Sudan Makes FGM a Crime in 'New Era' for Women's Rights

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 1, 2020

    The crime will be punishable by up to three years in jail. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    Meet the Founder of the First Ethiopian Menstrual Cup Brand

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 1, 2020

    Sara Eklund wants to normalize periods in Ethiopia. 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

  • Feature: 9 Top Tips From UK Activists on How They Fight for Gender Equality Every Day

    9 Top Tips From UK Activists on How They Fight for Gender Equality Every Day

    By James Hitchings-HalesImogen Calderwood  and  Helen Lock|March 6, 2020

    What do we do now to turn conversations on gender inequality into concrete action? 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