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Evening Standard
Cathy Newman is on a mission to stamp out FGMFGM: why we need to talk about this violence against women Young girls being c
Evening Standard / Posted 9 hours ago
FGM: why we need to talk about this violence against women Young girls being checked for FGM - London Live Inspiring British women on Instagram Inspiring British women on Instagram Model and founder of GURLS TALK @adwoaaboah "My story starts in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Left needs to start critiquing Islamism, not defending itis only an effort to achieve social justice for those within these communities
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
is only an effort to achieve social justice for those within these communities who have no voice: those subjected to FGM, wife beating, forced marriages and domestic violence. We have strict enough hate laws to keep the oppressors safe in... Read more
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Breitbart
Expert: Trump Leading Fight Against FGM; Should Be Number One Issue for FeministsElizabeth Yore, head of the #EndFGMToday initiative to stamp out female genital
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Elizabeth Yore, head of the #EndFGMToday initiative to stamp out female genital mutilation (FGM), joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily. “FGM is being imported into the United States as a result of the... Read more
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EuroNews
Police fear young girls are being ‘taken on holiday for FGM’are being stepped up at London airports amid fears children are being taken on
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
are being stepped up at London airports amid fears children are being taken on ‘holiday’ for female genital mutilation (FGM). Police say they will target flights to-and-from countries where the prevalence of cutting young girls is high, such as... Read more
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FOX News
Craven Maine Democrats block bill to protect safety of little girlsthe arrival over the past several years of thousands of Somali refugees and asy
FOX News / Posted yesterday
the arrival over the past several years of thousands of Somali refugees and asylum seekers in Maine, the tradition of FGM also crossed the ocean. So-called “cutters”, who are usually female midwives, often perform the procedure without... Read more
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FOX News
Maine: Politics now comes first, even when it comes to protecting the safety of little girlsthe arrival over the past several years of thousands of Somali refugees and asy
FOX News / Posted yesterday
the arrival over the past several years of thousands of Somali refugees and asylum seekers in Maine, the tradition of FGM also crossed the ocean. So-called “cutters”, who are usually female midwives, often perform the procedure without... Read more
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chad
Fund helps Nottinghamshire’s female victims of violenceIt will also support female survivors of honour based violence (HBV), forced ma
chad / Posted yesterday
It will also support female survivors of honour based violence (HBV), forced marriage (FM) and female genital mutilation (FGM). Victims and survivors of stalking and harassment, sexual violence, abuse, trafficking, child sex exploitation (CSE)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bewda Trains Community-Based Anti-Violence Teams Within the Pusiga Districtbeating, teenage pregnancy, child rights, sexual harassment, child marriage, fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
beating, teenage pregnancy, child rights, sexual harassment, child marriage, forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the denial of pregnancy. Mr Asal advised COMBATs to treat cases brought to them as confidential, adding that a... Read more
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Breitbart
Mass Migration Drives ‘Enormous’ Rise in FGM Cases to 60,000Germany has seen a massive increase in the number of women and girls affected b
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Germany has seen a massive increase in the number of women and girls affected by female genital mutilation (FGM), as a result of mass migration from Africa and the Middle East. Women’s rights NGO Terre des Femmes estimates that around 58,000 women... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Apple's new hijab emoji triggers racist tweetsby including it as an emoji you are showing your support for the oppression of
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
by including it as an emoji you are showing your support for the oppression of women. So Apple is launching a hijabi emoji? Great! When can we expect one glorifying #FGM? Or marital rape? Maybe a suicide bomber one? pic.twitter.com... Read more
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Reuters
More girls at risk of genital mutilation in Germanyof 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
of 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls were at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM), which is banned in Germany. Weil said that was an increase of 4,000 compared with 2015. "It's due to an increased... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More girls at risk of genital mutilation in Germanyof 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
of 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls were at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM), which is banned in Germany. Weil said that was an increase of 4,000 compared with 2015. "It's due to an increased... Read more
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The Star
More girls at risk of genital mutilation in Germanyof 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
of 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls were at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM), which is banned in Germany. Weil said that was an increase of 4,000 compared with 2015. "It's due to an increased... Read more
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dna
More girls at risk of genital mutilation in Germanyof 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls
dna / Posted 3 days ago
of 10,000 compared with 2015. The group said at least 13,000 additional girls were at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM), which is banned in Germany. Weil said that was an increase of 4,000 compared with 2015. "It's due to an increased... Read more
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FOX News
Female genital mutilation case making history, but not the newsa case. And this media silence, as with Gosnell, is shameful. Since 2005,girls
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
a case. And this media silence, as with Gosnell, is shameful. Since 2005,girls as young as 6-years-old reportedly suffered FGM in a federal case the Department of Justice calls the first of its kind. That’s because, while a recent CDC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Yeswecan Foundation Sensitises Touba Kuta Community On FGMorganized a daylong workshop to sensitise the community of Touba Kuta in ending
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
organized a daylong workshop to sensitise the community of Touba Kuta in ending the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). FGM is everyone's issue, and each of us could play a role in creating a world that is safe for girls. "Yes we can end... Read more
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Breitbart
Migrants Travel to ‘Soft Touch’ Scotland for FGM, One Midwife Sees 150 Cases a YearA Scottish midwife has revealed how she deals with cases of female genital muti
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
A Scottish midwife has revealed how she deals with cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) on an almost daily basis, seeing around 150 affected women and girls every year. Hilary Alba is the lead midwife for Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board,... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
The Alarming Rise of Female Genital Mutilation in Americaravaged and require special medical procedures just to be able to menstruate or
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 7 days ago
ravaged and require special medical procedures just to be able to menstruate or give birth. It all depends on the type of FGM, which experts have classified by the part or parts of the body that get cut. Cases run the spectrum, from pricking the... Read more
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Breitbart
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Law Making Female Genital Mutilation a Felonymutilation. Of the 13 bills he signed into law, one of the bills he signed wou
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
mutilation. Of the 13 bills he signed into law, one of the bills he signed would classify female genital mutilation (FGM) in Michigan as a felony that carries a penalty of up to 15 years behind bars, the Detroit Free Press reported. “Those... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New MTV Dramas Tackle Genital Cutting and Sex Worksocial change," said Georgia Arnold, head of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
social change," said Georgia Arnold, head of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. Egypt has one of the highest rates of FGM in the world, and progress on reducing child marriage has stalled, with the practice even rising in some regions, experts... Read more
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Daily Echo
Female genital mutilation cases reported in SouthamptonTWENTY new cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) have been reported in south
Daily Echo / Posted 8 days ago
TWENTY new cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) have been reported in south Hampshire in the last year, figures show. NHS Digital says they were reported between April 2016 and March 2017, 10 of which were in Southampton. Of the figures, 10... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
KTXS Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Michigan to institute harsher penalty for female genital mutilationseries of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital m
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
series of new laws passed in Michigan strengthen penalties for female genital mutilation practices in the state. Performing FGM or transporting another person in the state for the purpose of undergoing FGM will be punishable by up to 15 years in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Michigan Laws Will Increase Penalties For Performing Female Genital Mutilationor guardian, consented to the operation," states one of the bills. As the Two-
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
or guardian, consented to the operation," states one of the bills. As the Two-Way's Merrit Kennedy reported in April, "FGM is practiced in dozens of countries, most commonly in Africa, but also in parts of the Middle East, Eastern Europe and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Michigan Laws Will Increase Penalties For Performing Female Genital Mutilationor guardian, consented to the operation," states one of the bills. As the Two-
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
or guardian, consented to the operation," states one of the bills. As the Two-Way's Merrit Kennedy reported in April, "FGM is practiced in dozens of countries, most commonly in Africa, but also in parts of the Middle East, Eastern Europe and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
New MTV dramas in Egypt and India tackle female genital mutilation, sex worksocial change," said Georgia Arnold, head of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation.
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
social change," said Georgia Arnold, head of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. Egypt has one of the highest rates of FGM in the world, and progress on reducing child marriage has stalled, with the practice even rising in some regions, experts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor Speaks of Role As Running Mate to George Weahyou have to address some of the key gender issues that have been lingering in t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
you have to address some of the key gender issues that have been lingering in the Legislature--the Domestic Violence Bill, FGM, Rape, Women's Participation In Government. Sen. Taylor: I will be a strong voice as a citizen of Liberia I have some... Read more
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walesonline
The harrowing story of a female genital mutilation victim living in Walesso she would not be cut. She said a letter being sent by Education Secretary K
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
so she would not be cut. She said a letter being sent by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams to remind head teachers of FGM and how to help pupils stay safe is "an answer to my prayers". Staff should also be vigilant to the risk of young girls... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
NSPCC responds after reports of female genital mutilation in CroydonThere were 30 cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) recorded in Croydon betw
Croydon Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
There were 30 cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) recorded in Croydon between April 2016 and March this year, NHS data has revealed. FGM is illegal in the UK and involves a partial or total removal of external female genitalia for non-medical... Read more
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Thame Gazette
More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS revealsLatest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly reco
Thame Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years. In the last year alone (2016 - 2017) the figures reveal that were 5,391 newly recorded cases of FGM - although this is... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS revealsLatest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly reco
Aylesbury Today / Posted 11 days ago
Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years. In the last year alone (2016 - 2017) the figures reveal that were 5,391 newly recorded cases of FGM - although this is... Read more
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Luton Today
More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS revealsLatest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly reco
Luton Today / Posted 11 days ago
Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years. In the last year alone (2016 - 2017) the figures reveal that were 5,391 newly recorded cases of FGM - although this is... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS revealsLatest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly reco
Banbury Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years. In the last year alone (2016 - 2017) the figures reveal that were 5,391 newly recorded cases of FGM - although this is... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Schools and health organisations urged to spot the signs of Female Genital Mutilationbodies which work with children and young people to spot the warning signs that
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
bodies which work with children and young people to spot the warning signs that a girl may be at risk of or has experienced FGM. The awareness campaign comes after NHS Digital statistics revealed this week there were 10 newly recorded cases of FGM... Read more
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Breitbart
Muslim Immigrants Must Not Assimilate, Says Progressive Ally Linda Sarsourorthodox Islamic separatism has attracted much criticism from Americans. – vic
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
orthodox Islamic separatism has attracted much criticism from Americans. – viciously attacked a survivor of FGM – gave the ISIS one finger salute It is a poor fit with post-1964 U.S. society, and especially with the declared ideals... Read more
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International Business Times
Michigan doctor charged for performing genital mutilation on young girls seeks release from jail imageGetty Around the world, millions of girls and women are subjected to the
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
imageGetty Around the world, millions of girls and women are subjected to the procedure of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). It is estimated that the number could rise even further to around 15 million girls between... Read more
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walesonline
All Schools in Wales are being asked to be alert to female genital mutilation.so she would not be cut. She said a letter being sent by Education Secretary K
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
so she would not be cut. She said a letter being sent by Education Secretary Kirsty Williams to remind head teachers of FGM and how to help pupils stay safe is "an answer to my prayers".Read More Staff should also be vigilant to the risk of... Read more
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Breitbart
France Prosecutes Hundreds for FGM, Zero in the UKHundreds of people have been convicted of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) offen
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
Hundreds of people have been convicted of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) offences in France, yet the UK has failed to bring a single successful prosecution, despite the practice being illegal for 31 years. Hundreds of thousands of women are thought... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Football, Heineken, chicken nuggets... 5 Cannes PR Lions Campaigns We Likemore than 152 million people using a combination of social, digital and outdoor
PRWeek UK / Posted 15 days ago
more than 152 million people using a combination of social, digital and outdoor media, and it sparked 1,000 conversations on Twitter. As a result of the campaign, ActionAid secured enough funding to build centres to protect Kenyan girls f... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
International Fistula Day ObservedGynecologist, explained on the various causes of Fistula and mostly on cases th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Gynecologist, explained on the various causes of Fistula and mostly on cases that occur due to underage marriage and FGM. Pointing out that Fistula has been among the leading causes of women's psychological and social problems at a global... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Mother fears daughter could face FGM in Nigeria Female genital mutilation has been illegal in the UK for more than three deca
Channel 4 News / Posted 16 days ago
Female genital mutilation has been illegal in the UK for more than three decades, and the Government has pledged to wipe it out worldwide “in a generation”. But Channel 4 News has been speaking to one... Read more
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Breitbart
NYPD Officer Assassinated in ‘Unprovoked Attack’ While Sat in Vehicle‘Interference’ Brexit Boom: Oxford Economics Predicts UK Will Outperform Franc
Breitbart / Posted 16 days ago
‘Interference’ Brexit Boom: Oxford Economics Predicts UK Will Outperform France, Germany, Entire Eurozone Over 5,000 New FGM Cases in England Last Year, Still No Prosecutions UN Study: Libyan Migration to Europe is Up, Mainly Young Men and... Read more
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Breitbart
Over 5,000 New FGM Cases in England Last Year, Still No ProsecutionsMore that 5,000 new female genital mutilation (FGM) cases were recorded in Engl
Breitbart / Posted 16 days ago
More that 5,000 new female genital mutilation (FGM) cases were recorded in England last year, with more than 9,000 women and girls attending the National Health Service (NHS) due to the gruesome practice. Almost half involved women and girls living... Read more
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