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April 30, 2012
US Pediatric Doctor Favors Female Circumcision

April 29, 2012
'Cheat genital mutilation ban by going abroad': British Muslim leader caught on camera advocating female circumcision

April 27, 2012
Liberian journalist Mae Azango on cold threats, hot stories

April 24, 2012
Female genital mutilation widespread in Britain: UK report

April 24, 2012
Anger over female circumcision in a Muslim sub-sect in India

April 19, 2012
Female Genital Cutting in Africa: Public Health Implications

April 18, 2012
'Circumcision Cake' Fuels Sweden Race Row

April 17, 2012
Swedish performance art against female circumcision in Africa has the whole world shocked

April 13, 2012
A Call to End Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia

April 13, 2012
Speaker discusses movement to change female mutilation practices

April 11, 2012
Circumcision vs. Genital Mutilation, Where Does Islam Stand?

April 10, 2012
Female Circumcision (FGM) in Egypt

April 10, 2012
New study shows that female genital mutilation is common in Iraq

April 13, 2012
A Call to End Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia

April 13, 2012
Speaker discusses movement to change female mutilation practices

April 11, 2012
Circumcision vs. Genital Mutilation, Where Does Islam Stand?

April 10, 2012
Female Circumcision (FGM) in Egypt

April 10, 2012
New study shows that female genital mutilation is common in Iraq

April 2, 2012
Liberia: Government Finding a Way to End FGM

April 1, 2012
Happy Official 1st Birthday Orchid Project

March 30, 2012 
Liberian Tribal Leaders Agree to Limited Suspension of Female Genital Mutilation

March 29, 2012 
Female Circumcision Temporarily Stopped in Liberia

March 29, 2012
The Scarred Women of Kenya

March 28, 2012 
Islamist Parliamentarian Objects to Egypt’s Ban on FGM

March 22, 2012
Genital Cutting Threatens the Health of Liberia’s Women

March 21, 2012
African Reporter Confronted with Violent Threats After Story on Female Circumcision

March 21, 2012 
Ending Female Genital Mutilation

March 19, 2012
Turning Up the Volume: Female Genital Cutting and Music

March 14, 2012
Female Genital Mutilation: The Role of Health Professionals in Prevention, Assessment, and Management

March 13, 2012 
The Big Picture of How Female Genital Cutting is Abandoned

March 12, 2012 
A Weekend of Fearless Women: Tina Brown on Women in the World Summit

March 10, 2012 
Molly Melching: Enlist the Men!

March 8, 2012 
EU Sponsored Project Saves Thousands of Girls from FGM

March 5, 2012
Female Genital Cutting on the Web in February: Orchid’s Commentary

March 4, 2012 
Putting an End to Female Genital Mutilation for Good

February 28, 2012
Escaping Female Genital Cutting in Mali

February 2012 
Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation

February 27, 2012
When Pokot Men Said ‘No’ to Female Genital Mutilation

February 24, 2012 
Emotions High as Cutters Denounce Female Genital Cutting

February 22, 2012
Female Genital Mutilation Policy Handed Down in Canada

February 20, 2012
US to Launch Kenya Centre of Excellence on the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

February 18, 2012
The U.S. Government Working for the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

February 17, 2012 
‘Cultural Tradition’ is No Excuse for Female Genital Mutilation

February 15, 2012 
Female Genital Cutting in Egypt

February 15, 201
Femae Genital Mutilation/Cutting

February 14, 2012 
Nigeria: Women With Painful Lives-Female Genital Mutilation: The Silent Killer

February 11, 2012 
Female Genital Circumcision Still on the Rise in Yemen

February 8, 2012
Kenya: Nation Leads in Abandoning Female Cute, Says UN Agency

February 6, 2012
Clinton on Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Cutting

February 6, 2012
My Battle Against Female Genital Cutting

February 6, 2012
Female Genital Cutting Sworn Off By Thousands of African Villages

February 6, 2012
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Marks Ninth Year

February 6, 2011
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

February 6, 2012
Nearly 2,000 African Communities End Female Genital Mutilation—UN

February 6, 2012
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

January 31, 2012
More Communities in Senegal Disavow Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

January 27, 2012
Uganda: Disabled and Poverty Stricken, The Sad Reality of FGM

December 26, 2011
Pakistan: Low Awareness of Hidden FGM/C Practices

December 23, 2011
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, Feb. 6, 2012

December 22, 2011
Hundreds of Girls Escape Mutilation

December 21, 2011
Female ‘Cut’ Rife Despite Stiff Penalties

December 19, 2011
Things You Did Not Know About FGM

December 16, 2011
Falling Between The Cracks

December 16, 2011
It Is The High Season For Circumcision As The New Law Against FGM Fails To Bite

December 15, 2011
Kenya: Mbeere District Schoolgirls Circumcised Secretly

December 13, 2011
Expanding Basic Health Services to Children and Women in Mali

December 13, 2011
Uganda: Kenya Joins Fight Against Female Circumcision

December 11, 2011
What’s New: December 13th, 2011
Female Circumcision Could Lead to Medical Complications: Docs

December 11, 2011 
Kenyan Villagers Battle Police in Defence of Female Circumcision

December 9, 2011
Kenya: Traditional Practices Suffer in Drought

December 5, 2011 
Ending Female Genital Mutilation in the UK

December 4, 2011
International NGO Seeks to Raise Awareness on Female Genital Mutilation in Yemen

December 4, 2011
Demba and The Village of Keur Simbar

November 29, 2011
Traditional Griots Help Fight Female Genital Cutting

November 29, 2011 
Ban Ki-Moon Urges Governments to Combat Female Genital Mutilation

November 30, 2011 
AMREF’S Position on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

November 18, 2011
Egypt: Gynecologist & Cairo Women Discuss Female Mutilation

November 15, 2011
Uproar Over Female Genital Mutilation: Bohra Muslim Woman Activist Launches Campaign on Facebook to Ban Practice

November 9, 2011
Somali Women Lobby for Law Against Genital Mutilation

November 2009
Female Genital Cutting: African Women Speak Out

October 6, 2011
The Realities of Female Genital Mutilation

October 5, 2011
Kenyan Maasai Seek to End Female Circumcision

September 26, 2011
UNPFA/UNICEF On FGM/C

September 26, 2011
Indonesian Government’s Backward Step on Female Genital Mutilation

September 23, 2011
Female Genital Mutilation, Not Europe’s Problem. Or Is it?

September 23, 2011
Law Alone Won’t End Female Circumcision

September 23, 2011
International Conference On Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

September 23, 2011
Female Genital Mutilation, Not Europe’s Problem. Or Is it?

September 23, 2011
Law Alone Won’t End Female Circumcision

September 23, 2011
International Conference On Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

September 22, 2011
Watch Trailer for Documentary “Sarabah”

September 21, 2011
UN Praises Attempts To Combat Female Genital Mutilation in Tanzania

September 15, 2011
Intergenerational Attitude Change Regarding Female Genital Cutting in Yoruba-Speaking Ethnic Group of Southwest Nigeria

September 12, 2011
Australia Sees Rising Demand For Female Genital Mutilation

September 9, 2011
Law Against The Female ‘Cut’ Most Welcome

September 2, 2011
Drama Helping Sabiny Girls Fight Female Circumcision

September 1, 2011 
Indonesia: Female Genital Mutilation Regulations Mistaken As Endorsement, Experts Fear

August 23, 2011
Female Circumcision Drops in Senegal

August 19, 2011
Female Genital Mutilation Becomes Less Common in Egypt

August 18, 2011
Female Genital Mutilation in Pakistan and Beyond

August 18, 2011
AMREF Position on Female Genital Mutilation

August 17, 2011
UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation-Cutting: Accelerating Change, Annual Report 2010

August 1, 2011
Kenya: Limited Success For Campaigns Targeting FGM/C Practitioners

July 30, 2011 
Why The Sabiny Are Gritty To Female Circumcision

July 30, 2011 
Why The Sabiny Are Gritty To Female Circumcision

July 29, 2011
Men ‘Must Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation”

July 26, 2011
Iraqi Kurdistan Passes Draft Law to Ban Female Genital Mutilation

July 23, 2011
Fatal Traditions: Female Circumcision in the UAE

July 22, 2011
Female Genital Mutilation laws to be Toughened Against Families

July 20, 2011
Review: Confronting Female Genital Mutilation: The Role of Youth and ICTs in Changing Africa

July 19, 2011
Ireland Introduces Bill Criminalising Female Genital Mutilation

July 15, 2011
Female Circumcision

July 13, 2011
Kenya: III Chamus Community Declares War Against Female Circumcision

July 11, 2011
Eliminating Female Genital Cutting in Sub-Saharan Africa

July 1, 2011
End Female Genital Mutilation in Indonesia, Urge Activists

July 4, 2011
Supermodel Joins Fight Against Illegal Female Circumcision Operations Taking Place in UK

July 5, 2011
UK Moves Against Female Circumcision

June 20, 2011
117 Communities in The Gambia Embrace Their Human Rights at Recent Declaration

June 20, 2011
Communities in The Gambia Embrace Their Human Rights at Recent Declaration

June 7, 2011
FGC to be outlawed in Switzerland

June 6, 2011
Phoenix Clinic Cares for Women with Cut Genitals - MNFGC member highlighted!

June 2, 2011
Kenya: Legislation failing to curb FGM/C

Rainbo: Health and Rights for African Women

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