#FGM

  • Article: Sudan Bans Female Genital Mutilation in 'Important Step' Toward Reform

    Sudan Bans Female Genital Mutilation in 'Important Step' Toward Reform

    July 13, 2020

    Anyone found guilty of performing the procedure will be subject to three years in prison. Read more

  • 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