FGM

Kenya Leads Globally on Ending FGM, But Challenges Persist (Reuters)

2/4/2016 -- Reuters -- "Kenya Leads Globally on Ending FGM, But Challenges Persist"

Down to 11% for girls under 14 years may look like a big stride towards achieving an FGM-free Kenya, but one girl subjected to the cut is one too many. We cannot afford to lose momentum until all Kenyans can enjoy a future free from FGM. - Mary Wandia, Equality Now [read more...]

U.S. girls, women at risk of genital mutilation triples: study (Thomson Reuters)

1/14/2016 -- Thomson Reuters -- "U.S. girls, women at risk of genital mutilation triples: study"

This shows it's not just something that happens 'over there' but it's something that happens in this country," said Shelby Quast, Americas director for Equality Now, a global group that works to end female genital mutilation. [read more...]

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