An October 19 panel discussion at Milken Institute School of Public Health will help raise awareness and support for prevention of FGM/C
Surrounded by secrecy and taboo, female genital mutilation is practised by some indigenous communities in Latin America.
Fatma Naib undertook a journey to understand why so many communities continue to subject their daughters to female genital mutilation and what it would take for them to stop.
A deeply entrenched social and cultural practice in many places, Al Jazeera answers the most asked questions about FGM.
Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?
A Canadian group purporting to represent more than 75,000 Muslims promoted a version of female genital mutilation on its website, while blaming Jews for their anti-FGM attitudes.
The existing literature is contradictory regarding effects of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) on sexual functions. The aim of this study was to explore the impact of type I and II FGM/C on sexual fun...
Why are the feminists not up in arms with this misogynistic practice being performed, primarily, by women for men on children?
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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...
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
By Saundra Sorenson Published: July 31st, 2017
The state is in danger of becoming a safe haven for perpetrators of this barbaric practice who operate in a growing underground trafficking network.
Perpetrators could face up to 15 years in prison if the bill is enacted.
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.
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.
An April 2017 tweet in which Chelsea Clinton supposedly defended the cultural practice of "genital cutting" was a hoax.