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What do we know about assessing healthcare students and professionals’ knowledge, attitude and practice regarding female genital mutilation? A systematic review

Improving healthcare providers’ capacities of prevention and treatment of female genital mutilation (FGM) is important given the fact that 200 million women and girls globally are living with FGM. However, tra...

FGM in Minnesota

The Minnesota Star Tribute has a bizarre story entitled Minnesota bill against female genital mutilation raises opposition. It begins: Opposition from some members of Minnesota’s immigrant and refugee communities is slowing the momentum of a bill that would impose stiff penalties for parents involved in cases of female genital mutilation. Let’s call it like it […]

Minnesota bill against genital mutilation raises concern

Some members of Minnesota's immigrant and refugee communities are opposing legislation that would impose stiff penalties for parents involved in female genital mutilation, slowing the bill's momentum in the Legislature. … Click to Continue »

Evidence-based policy responses to strengthen health, community and legislative systems that care for women in Australia with female genital mutilation / cutting

The physical and psychological impact of female genital mutilation / cutting (FGM/C) can be substantial, long term, and irreversible. Parts of the health sector in Australia have developed guidelines in the ma...

Michigan Senate Votes for Tough Crackdown on Female Genital Mutilation

4 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Both doctors and parents forcing children to undergo the procedure will face up to 15 years in prison.

Michigan Senate votes to outlaw female genital mutilation

(Reuters) - The Michigan Senate approved legislation on Wednesday making genital mutilation of girls a state felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison, both for doctors who perform the procedure and parents who transport a child to undergo the surgery.

House passes bill charging parents for genital mutilation

The Minnesota House has passed a bill that would levy harsh penalties against parents who subject their children to female genital mutilation. The legislation was spurred by charges against a … Click to Continue »

Gender equality and human rights approaches to female genital mutilation: a review of international human rights norms and standards

Two hundred million girls and women in the world are estimated to have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), and another 15 million girls are at risk of experiencing it by 2020 in high prevalence countrie...

The Tibeb Girls are SO Kickass [Video]

OMG. America needs the Tibeb Girls—like, right now. Watch a snippet of the African cartoon that tackles menstruation, child marriage, female genital mutilation, and education, below. Related on EcoSalon Teaching Kids About Consent, One...Show More Summary

How Muslim Activists Are Working To End Female Genital Mutilation In The U.S.

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Female genital mutilation is an internationally recognized violation of the human rights of girls. In the United States, it’s considered a federal sex crime. For Dawoodi Bohras, a small, insular sect within Shia Islam, it’s still a deeply-engrained cultural tradition. Show More Summary



Michigan targets parents in genital mutilation investigation

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A lawyer says Michigan’s child welfare agency is moving to terminate parental rights in at least two Detroit-area families in an investigation of female genital mutilation.

-Media Features ‘Christians’ in Female Genital Mutilation Story?

FGM Last week the USA Today newspaper featured a picture of a ‘Christian’ in its story about female genital mutilation. The article-"Genital mutilation victims break their silence: ‘This is demonic.’" -featuring the increasing problem of FGM in America was carried by a number of major newspapers and websites across the country. The story came in […]

Bill would aim to prohibit female genital mutilation

A Republican's bill would make performing female genital mutilation on a minor a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Under federal law, a five-year prison sentence is … Click to Continue »

HORROR – Woman Defends Female Genital Mutilation on Young Girls (VIDEO)

Anthropologist, Fuambai Ahmadu appeared on Tucker Carlson Wednesday evening to discuss ‘female circumcision’. Instead of denouncing the practice, she defended... The post HORROR – Woman Defends Female Genital Mutilation on Young Girls (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Female genital mutilation bill flies through Texas Senate

The Texas Senate has unanimously approved harsher penalties for female genital mutilation in the country's second-largest state. The practice is already prohibited by federal and Texas law. Approved 31-0 on … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Doctor, wife in female cutting case denied bond

(AP) — The Latest on a U.S. female genital mutilation case and state legislation to combat the practice (all times local): A doctor charged with allowing female genital mutilation at his Detroit-area clinic has been denied bond and will...Show More Summary

James Comey Opens Senate Hearing Touting Female Genital Mutilation Case

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

"This past week for the first time since Congress passed the statute making it a crime in the United States to engage in female genital mutilation, to mutilate little girls."

Nets Blackout: Grand Jury Indicts 3 in U.S. Female Genital Mutilation Case

A federal case involving the FBI might be making U.S. history, but it’s not making the network news shows. The liberal media, who so frequently champion “women’s rights,” are still bypassing this latest human rights violation committed against little girls.

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