Search Results for Tag: FGM
Worldwide an estimated 140 million females are affected by FGM. Check out here the scope of the problem in graphics and numbers, and read other news about women.
Date01.09.2015 | 6:27
Tagsassault, Donald Trump, female genital mutilation, FGM, ISIS, Megyn Kelly, rape, sex, sexist, sexist workplace, women's activists, women's rights
Another gang rape happened in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh just a week after similar incident took place. Read the story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date03.08.2015 | 13:33
Tagsasia, bangladesh, Chibok, Dhaka, domestic worker, female genital mutilation, FGM, gang rape, Hong Kong, Indonesian literature, Nigeria, Obama, rape, women's rights
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
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