FGM

Nigeria and Kenya Make Huge Strides To End FGM (Thomson Reuters)

5/8/2015 -- Thomson Reuters -- "Nigeria and Kenya Make Huge Strides To End FGM"

"Last Tuesday, Nigeria joined the long list of African countries which have banned female genital mutilation (FGM). This historic moment has come on the back of many years of advocacy from national and international organisations" - Mary Wandia, Equality Now [read more...]

This Egyptian girl died after undergoing FGM. Why has no one been held to account? (The Telegraph)

11/21/2014 -- The Telegraph -- "This Egyptian girl died after undergoing FGM. Why has no one been held to account?" This week, Egypt's first female genital mutilation trial ended in a not guilty verdict. It's a major blow for women in a country which has one of the highest FGM rates in the world.

Activists Press Washington on Female Genital Mutilation Pledges (Newsweek)

10/2/2014 -- Newsweek -- "Activists Press Washington on Female Genital Mutilation Pledges"

Equality Now is urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the agency hosting the meeting, and the CDC to get better and more up to date numbers on the women and girls at risk of #FGM, says Quast. [read more...]

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