#FGM

  • Article: Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 12, 2019

    Over 1,300 women could benefit from the specialist services. Read more

  • Article: Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    Somaliland Is Working to End FGM, One Village at a Time

    Aug. 29, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly all women ages 15 to 49 are thought to have undergone the procedure in Somaliland. Read more

  • Article: This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead

    This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead

    Aug. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The village previously held several costly two-week long FGM festivals every year. Read more

  • Article: I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    July 22, 2019

    Sara Elgamal’s film tells the story of three women leading the fight against FGM in Ethiopia. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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