#FGM

  • 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

  • Article: This Short Film on FGM Inspired Important Conversations at the UN

    This Short Film on FGM Inspired Important Conversations at the UN

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2020

    68 million girls are still at risk of undergoing the procedure in the next 10 years. Read more

  • Article: These 27 Short Videos Highlight the Horrors of Female Genital Mutilation

    These 27 Short Videos Highlight the Horrors of Female Genital Mutilation

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2020

    “When it was over I sat in the corner with a candy bar, sick to my stomach.” Read more

  • Article: FGM Survivor Ifrah Ahmed on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast: ‘I Was Told I Was Going to Be Killed'

    FGM Survivor Ifrah Ahmed on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast: ‘I Was Told I Was Going to Be Killed'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 4, 2020

    Listen to Hozier and Ifrah Ahmed talk about female genital mutilation and the refugee crisis. Read more

  • Article: 8 Women’s Rights Victories the World Celebrated in 2019

    8 Women’s Rights Victories the World Celebrated in 2019

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 18, 2019

    From NASA’s first all-female spacewalk to new policies that ban practices like FGM. Read more

  • Article: 8 Astonishing Things UK Aid Has Made Happen Since 2015 That You Should Definitely Know About
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    8 Astonishing Things UK Aid Has Made Happen Since 2015 That You Should Definitely Know About

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 26, 2019

    From fighting FGM to tackling climate change — here are the highlights of five years of UK aid. Read more