Tag: FGM

Uganda outlawed the ritual of female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2010 but it continues in some rural communities

10-Year-Old Somali Girl Dies After Female Genital Mutilation

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – A 10-year-old girl has bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation in Somalia, an activist said, a rare confirmed death in the country with the world’s highest rate of the practice.

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Former Muslim, Anti-FGM Campaigner Shazia Hobbs Suspended from Twitter

A Muslim apostate and high profile campaigner against both female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage has been suspended from micro-blogging platform Twitter, among a wider crackdown on right wing voices on the website, and other online platforms like Facebook.

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Blue State Blues: Where We Stand on Islam

To raise these issues is not Islamophobic. It is the opposite — a refusal to condescend to Muslims by demanding less of them, by excusing them from the mutual civic responsibility of tolerance.

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Mass Migration Drives ‘Enormous’ Rise in FGM Cases to 60,000

Germany has seen a massive increase in the number of women and girls affected by female genital mutilation (FGM), as a result of mass migration from Africa and the Middle East. Women’s rights NGO Terre des Femmes estimates that around