Sudan: A Future without Female Genital Mutilation

Other women are usually the practitioners of FGM, with most men considering it a "woman's affair." Photo © Peter Arnold

By Halima Mohamed Abdel Rahman | September 29, 2009



Ugandan Physician-Lawmaker Moves to Criminalize FGM

Run Date: 05/31/09
By Rebecca Harshbarger
WeNews correspondent

Sudan - FGM - Backlash in the Fight Against FGM in Sudan

From the CSBR E-News Spring 2009 Issue:

Egypt Has Yet to Feel Impact of FGM Ban

Run Date: 05/03/09
By Iman Azzi
WeNews correspondent

Genital mutilation: Women fight Africa's taboo

They broke the silence from tribal elders and politicians – but paid a high personal price for trying to protect millions of young girls from the knife

By Katrina Manson in Sierra Leone

WEST AFRICA: Female Genital Mutilation Knows No Borders

PRETORIA, Feb 6 (IPS) - Laws against female genital mutilation are driving the practice underground and across borders, says UNIFEM.

Egypt's Villages Fight Female Genital Mutilation

Egypt's Villages Fight Female Genital Mutilation

By Womens Feature Service

WEST AFRICA: Cross-border FGM on the rise

OUAGADOUGOU, 17 October 2008 (IRIN) - Cross-border female genital mutilation / cutting (FGM/C) is on the rise in West Africa according to the UN, spurring the need to impose a region-wide law banning