Search Results for Tag: female genital mutilation
Scilla Elworthy Ph.D., Councillor of the World Future Council and founder of the Oxford Research Group and Peace Direct, was the one of the first women to publish a report on female genital mutilation that led to the World Health Organization campaign to eradicate the practice. Three-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, she recently published her latest book “Pioneering the Possible – Awakened Leadership for a World that works” and is certain that a different future for all of humanity is possible, if humans wake up.
Date24.07.2015 | 14:22
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, Nobel Peace Prize, Oxford Research Group, Peace Direct, Rising Women, Rising World, Scilla Elworthy, World Future Council, World Health Organization
How is it like to live as one of the IS women? What role do they play? Find out here, and read other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date12.06.2015 | 12:29
Tags#DespiteBeingAWoman, Child marriage, female genital mutilation, FGM, IS, ISIS, Islamic State, Kate Moss
Even though female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a violation of human right it is still practiced on babies and young girls in many countries because the misconceptions surrounding FGM are deeply rooted in traditions reaching back many generations. But the fight against FGM continues and some of the campaigns against it have begun to bear fruit if only slowly. Read more news about FGM and other topics about women here!
Date29.05.2015 | 12:31
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, FGM, Human rights, Human trafficking, nepal, Nigeria, paracetamol, Pregnancy, Thailand, women, women's rights, women's rights activist
Female genital mutilation is still practised in many African countries, despite being officially banned. Girl members of the semi nomadic Pokot ethnic group in Kenya have to undergo the painful ritual.
Date24.02.2015 | 16:56
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Date22.01.2015 | 10:05
The one-million-strong Bohra community in India is a small group of a muslim sect called the Ismaili Shias who are believed to have originated in Egypt. In India, they have settled in the western states of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. This group practices female genital mutilation (FGM).
Date07.02.2013 | 15:40