genital mutilation


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genital mutilation

n.
The cutting or excision of all or some of the genital organs, especially clitoridectomy.
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End FGM Logo - Photo Courtesy of United Nations website CAIRO - 22 August 2019: The cabinet's media center denied on Thursday rumors circulated recently on performing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) operation at government hospitals.
ONE new victim of female genital mutilation is being identified nearly every week in Coventry.
Equalities minister Christina McKelvie said yesterday: "Female genital mutilation is a deeply abhorrent practice and a fundamental violation of the human rights of women and girls.
In a major blow to the federal government, a judge in Detroit has declared America's female genital mutilation law unconstitutional, thereby dismissing the key charges against two Michigan doctors and six others accused of subjecting at least nine minor girls to the cutting procedure in the nation's first FGM case.
In commemoration of this year's International Day for Zero tolerance on Female Genital Mutilation that comes up on February 6 annually, a non-governmental organization, Better Society Begins With Me Initiative (BSBM), powered by a serving corps member in Oyo State, Olasunkanmi Oso, has put in place a year-long enlightenment programme that will aid girls in secondary schools across Oyo State to be a voice against female genital mutilation (FGM).
A WOMAN former minister praised an MP who blocked bids to outlaw photographing up skirts and female genital mutilation.
Tlaib thinks she's here in our House to represent Ramallah, Omar thinks we brought her over from Somalia to introduce their customs of piracy, intolerance, anti-Semitism and female genital mutilation,
[USA], Feb 7 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General AntEaAnio Guterres on Wednesday called for a collaborative global action against the female genital mutilation, an abhorrent human rights violation affecting women and girls around the world.
From her own tormenting moment, she began a lone-woman campaign in her Kenyan village to discourage the centuries-old practice of what is now considered female genital mutilation by the World Health Organisation (WHO), health professionals and women like Sadia and other activists.
In a significant blow to the government, a federal judge in Detroit has declared America's female genital mutilation law as unconstitutional, thereby dismissing the key charges against two Michigan doctors and six others accused of subjecting at least nine minor girls to the cutting procedure in the nation's first FGM case.
figure By VIVERE NANDIEMO class="MsoNormalIt is a shame that people ruin the lives of school girls by impregnating them and forcing them to undergo female genital mutilation, Deputy President William Ruto has said.