FGM

Program Officer Grace Uwizeye on girls at risk for FGM in Africa (The Star)

2/8/2013 -- The Star -- "Three million girls at FGM risk in Africa"; Program Officer Grace Uwizeye on girls at risk for FGM in Africa:

Letter from a young girl asking for Equality Now's help so that she won't be subjected to FGM (Evening Standard)

3/5/2013 -- Evening Standard -- "Please help… I don’t want to be cut like my sister when we go back to Africa"; Equality Now received a letter from a young girl, telling how her 12-year-old sister was subjected to FGM by aunts at her grandmother’s home in Gambia. She doesn't want the same thing to happen to her.

Kidnappers jailed for forcing Liberian woman to undergo FGM in Liberia (TrustLaw)

3/12/2013 -- TrustLaw -- "Kidnappers jailed for forcing Liberian woman to undergo FGM"; Efua Dorkenoo discusses progress in the case of Ruth Berry Peal and the urgent need for continued action.

Nairobi Office Director Faiza Mohamed on how moves to 'medicalize' FGM jeopardise decades of work to eliminate it (WNN)

1/18/2013 -- Women News Network -- "Moves to medicalize female mutilation could destroy ‘Stop FGM’ advocacy"; Nairobi Office Director Faiza Mohamed on how moves to 'medicalize' FGM jeopardise decades of work to eliminate it entirely. 

New Wins Speed Gains in the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation (HuffPo)

1/3/2013 -- Huffington Post -- "New Wins Speed Gains in the Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation"; Global Director Yasmeen Hassan on the recent global advances in the fight against FGM.

The impact of UN call for global ban on FGM (TrustLaw)

12/20/2012 -- TrustLaw -- "NGOs mull impact of UN call for global ban on FGM";Faiza Mohamed, Nairobi Office Director for Equality Now discusses the need to use global ban on FGM as an advocacy tool to pressure governments.

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