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Where women rule a patch of land in Kenya

The women of the Samburu tribe face many hardships, including circumcision, child marriage and sexual abuse. Some had enough and decided to set up a safe village just for women.

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02.05.2017 | 10:01

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Tireless campaigners in the fight against FGM in Somaliland

FGM mirrorNearly every woman in Somaliland was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as a child. Usually, a razor blade was applied to them without an anesthetic. Campaigners want the practice stopped.

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06.09.2016 | 14:26

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New Year’s Eve in Cologne – A déjà vu for Muslim women

rape2Many Muslim women recognized what happened on New Year’s Eve outside the Cologne Central Train Station from their own home countries. The problem is obvious to all and begins with circumcision, says Nalan Sipar.

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24.01.2016 | 19:37

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Women in the news

(Copyright: Reuters/S. Modola)

(Copyright: Reuters/S. Modola)

Why is fighting FGM so hard? What has to change before women and girls are not threatened anymore by this crime? Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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07.11.2015 | 11:54

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‘We speak out to #endFGM’

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Gundo, a Senegalese woman working to stop female genital mutilation (FGM). But this isn’t a problem limited to Africa. Our reporters meet women speaking out in Germany and the UK as part of our upcoming webisode #endFGM. Watch these hopeful stories about a tradition that needs to change – and join in using the hashtag #endFGM

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20.10.2015 | 11:44

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Women in the News

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Do you know how ISIS deals with women? According to a report an Iraqi woman has killed an ISIS commander that forced her to become a sex slave. Read more here and don’t forget to share and tweet the news of #ISISchan!

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15.09.2015 | 19:58

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Women in the News

(Copyright: Reuters/S. Modola)

(Copyright: Reuters/S. Modola)

Female Genital Mutilation is a crime against women. This week’s edition of Women in the News takes a look at brave women who are willing to be a witness to help other women. Read also other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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04.09.2015 | 16:33

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