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'Veep' Boss on the "Heartbreaking" Breakup Scene and Selina's Defense of Female Genital Mutilation

David Mandel's HBO series is nominated for a record 17 Emmys this year as Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) sets her sights on, once again, becoming POTUS. read more

The curse of blades and powders: FGM in Somaliland – in pictures

Almost all women aged 15 to 49 in the east African state of Somaliland have suffered female genital mutilation. But a campaign to highlight the physical and psychological damage caused by the practice is starting to have an impact Photographs: Georgina Goodwin/UNFPA Continue reading...

These teen girls from Kenya invented an app to end female genital mutilation

Five teenage girls from Kenya are headed to California to make their dream of ending female genital mutilation (FGM) in their country a reality. The bright teens invented an app called i-Cut, which provides girls with easy access to legal and medical assistance before and after FGM. Show More Summary

Maine needs to pass legislation to help stop the scourge of female genital mutilation

The state is in danger of becoming a safe haven for perpetrators of this barbaric practice who operate in a growing underground trafficking network.

Federal Investigation on Female Genital Mutilation Expands to LA, Chicago, and New York

People across the country were shocked and horrified to discover that the practice of female genital mutilation was taking place in the United States. Yet it was originally assumed that


IS THIS MORE OR LESS EMPOWERING THAN FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AND WIFE BEATING?  ‘Halal sex’ guide aims to empower Muslim women in the bedroom.

Migration to Germany Driving Surge in Female Genital Mutilation, Campaigners Say

Women's rights group Terre des Femmes said there are now more than 13,000 girls in Germany whose families plan to have them circumcised.

Did Chelsea Clinton Say Female Genital Mutilation Has ‘Health Benefits’?

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

An April 2017 tweet in which Chelsea Clinton supposedly defended the cultural practice of "genital cutting" was a hoax.

Woman who fears daughter faces FGM gets deportation reprieve

Theresa May intervenes after SNP MP highlights case of Lola Ilesanmi who feared three-year-old daughter would face female genital mutilation in Nigeria Theresa May has intervened to halt the deportation of a woman who claimed that her three-year-old daughter would face female genital mutilation if they returned to Nigeria. Show More Summary

Maine Scraps Bill Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation

Prosecutors wanted to be able to "clarify and specifically identify" female genital mutilation as a crime

Democrats Block Vote That Would Make Female Genital Mutilation A Crime

Diversity is great. Immigration is great. Those things have made America as great as it is today. That being said, there are some parts of certain cultures that we simply

Michigan Laws Will Increase Penalties For Performing Female Genital Mutilation

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The laws were spurred by the criminal case of an emergency room doctor charged with performing the procedure on multiple girls in suburban Detroit. The United States banned the practice in 1996.

Michigan governor signs laws banning female genital mutilation

(Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed legislation 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.

Michigan imposes prison term for female genital mutilation

Doctors and parents involved in female genital mutilation will face up to 15 years in prison under new Michigan laws. Female circumcision or cutting is already a federal crime punishable … Click to Continue »

SHOCKING: More than 5,000 Cases of Female Genital Mutilation in Britain Last Year

More than 5,000 cases of female genital mutilation have occurred in the past year in Britain, with more than 9,000... The post SHOCKING: More than 5,000 Cases of Female Genital Mutilation in Britain Last Year appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

For years, African women scarred by female genital mutilation had no hope. A California doctor is changing that

When she flew into Nairobi airport, Marci Bowers’ huge suitcase was crammed with sutures and medical instruments, everything she could fit inside. The doctor from San Francisco was bound for a hospital in one of the Kenyan capital’s slums and needed the equipment for the work ahead: repairing women’s...

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