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Female genital mutilation a Western problem too Special

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) might not form part of the cultural spectrum of Europe or North America; it doesn't mean the phenomenon doesn't exist there. Both continents are home to hundreds of thousands of victims and potential victims.
Digital Journal Report by Miriam Mannak - 2 comments

Turkish Airlines and Irish Youth Team Up in Fight against FGM Special

Toronto - On Sunday, November 25, 2012, the United Youth of Ireland hosted a Conference and Miss Ethnic Ireland 2013 Beauty Contest to raise awareness on Female Genital Mutilation on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Digital Journal Report by Farid Omar

Ifrah Ahmed: Dublin activist leading fight on many fronts Special

Toronto - With impeccable public relations skills and the drive and determination to bring change, the Dublin-based, Mogadishu-born, Ifrah Ahmed, continues to work tirelessly in her quest to fight for the rights of the most vulnerable members in society.
Digital Journal Report by Farid Omar - 1 comment

100,000 women forced into illegal genital mutilation in the UK

London - Medics in the UK have carried out illegal genital mutilation procedure on 100,000 women in Britain, a new report claims. Some of the victims are as young as 10.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 1 comment

Behind the 'Adopt a Clitoris' campaign

Since 2006, a controversial organization has asked for donations, promising to surgically restore the clitoris of women, mainly in Africa, who have suffered FGM: female genital mutilation. Clitoraid does this by asking people to "adopt a clitoris."
In the Media by R. C. Camphausen - 10 comments

Arizona Girl's Rape Reflects History of Sexual Abuse in Liberia

On July 16, an eight-year-old girl was raped in Phoenix, Arizona. As the details of the case unfolded, it became clear that this was not an isolated case of violence and sexual assault.
In the Media by Cristina Quiñones - 4 comments

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Ifrah Ahmed presenting the Somali flag to the Irish President, Mr. Michael D. Higgins during the appreciation ceremony for the passing of the FGM Bill 2011 in Ireland.

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