female genital mutilation

Activists are worried that a federal judge's decision to dismiss mutilation charges against Michigan doctor Jumana Nagarwala will send the wrong message.
After a doctor's arrest in Michigan for FGM, activists from the Dawoodi Bohra sect are determined to educate their community.
One of the young girls involved believed she was going on a "special girls' trip."
Cross-posted from UN Women In Western Kenya FGM rates among younger girls is going up. Janet Anyango talks about what it
FGM was criminalised in Nigeria in 2015, signifying a historic step towards outlawing the practice globally. However, FGM
- Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, on the occasion of
Our research in Sudan has shown that cutting is not necessarily a pervasive and deeply entrenched norm. In our case, we produced
Phyll is, in other words, a city girl, but she knew enough about the countryside to recognize a bogus number when she heard
Kenya's clan elders profit from the practice of female genital mutilation, complicating activist efforts to eradicate the practice in the west of the country, where "cutting" season has just begun.