Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

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13 Sep 2017 00:00 Digital Editions

Faith (centre) with her friends Sylvia (right) and Vivian, who all ran away from home to avoid female genital mutilation and child marriage.

© UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo

Her father explained that an elder in their village, in Kenya’s Narok County, would marry her and pay a bride price, which would alleviate some of the family’s financial hardship. And the news got worse: Before she could be married off, she would more

9 Sep 2017 00:00 Kenya

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21 Jul 2017 00:00 Events

Comfort Momoh from Guys and St. Thomas NHS Trust @GSTTnhs receives national midwifery honour for #FGM work

Picture: Royal College of Midwives

A pioneering midwife who cares for victims of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), and has campaigned tirelessly to eradicate the practice in the UK for more than 25 years, has received a national honour for her services. more

27 Jul 2016 00:00 Health

The NHS has launched a new short film in the lead up to the ‘cutting season’, a term associated with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) also known as female circumcision or cutting. more

15 Jul 2016 16:37 Health

FGM is a gross violation of human rights that can produce devastating consequences for the health of a young girl. The physical and psychological effects can last throughout her life and has no place in a modern society. more

25 Nov 2015 00:00 Opinion

A conference tagged Leaving It Intact, aimed at eradicating Female Genital Mutilation holds on March 5 in Bradford. more

23 Feb 2015 00:00 Events

New measures aimed at bringing an end to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the UK have been announced. more

10 Feb 2015 00:00 News

Specially trained Border Force teams will be operating across airports and ports in the United Kingdom this summer to identify and protect potential victims of Female Gentile Mutilation (FGM) travelling to and from the country. more

25 Jul 2014 00:00 News

A new video titled ‘Ending Female Genital Mutilation’ has been launched to help communities put an end to this practice. more

1 Jul 2014 00:00 Health

Religious and community leaders have united to discuss a joint declaration condemning the unacceptable practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). more

24 Jun 2014 00:00 Health

United Kingdom's Justice Minister - Damian Green has reiterated government's commitment to tackling and preventing the harmful and unacceptable practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). more

4 Jun 2014 00:00 Health

A 38-year-old woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation (FGM). more

12 May 2014 00:00 Sierra Leone 1 Comments

To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation the British government has announced a range of measures to combat the harmful practice in the UK and internationally. more

6 Feb 2014 00:00 Health

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