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FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
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How Muslim Activists Are Working To End Female Genital Mutilation In The U.S.
After a doctor's arrest in Michigan for FGM, activists from the Dawoodi Bohra sect are determined to educate their community.
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Detroit Doctor Charged With Female Genital Mutilation
One of the young girls involved believed she was going on a "special girls' trip."
Take Five: “To End Female Genital Mutilation, We Have To Break The Culture Of Silence”
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No form of female genital mutilation is OK.
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Kenyan Clan Elders Are Profiting Off Female Genital Mutilation
By Anna Dubuis, Women & Girls Hub
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.
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Egypt Increases Jail Terms For People Who Perform Female Genital Mutilation
By Ali Abdelaty, Reuters
The new law raises the maximum sentence from two years to seven.
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U.S. Steps Up Plan To Protect Girls From Female Genital Mutilation
In the U.S., 513,000 women and girls live at risk of FGM.
Mapping FGM: Building A Global Picture Of Female Circumcision
By Flora Bagenal, Women & Girls Hub
Muteshi-Strachan adds, “One of the most important takeaways from this research is the fact we have absolutely no data from
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Egypt Cracks Down On Female Genital Mutilation
This comes three months after a teenager died during an FGM procedure.
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Teen Dies During Female Genital Mutilation Procedure In Sierra Leone
By Kieran Guilbert, Reuters
Activists are calling for a thorough investigation and for the country to ban the practice.
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Nearly 6,000 New Cases Of Female Genital Mutilation Recorded In Britain: Report
It's now a law for professionals to report cases of FGM.
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