female genital cutting
We believe the best way of preventing the practice is by working with girls and their families, raising awareness in schools and communities and training professionals like teachers and social workers to spot girls at risk of FGM and know how to report it
Action to end female genital mutilation (FGM) has come a long way since pioneering anti-FGM campaigner Efua Dorkenoo OBE
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Female Genital Mutilation Should Be Included as a Mandatory Part of the Medical Undergraduate Curriculum
Medical school is of course the traditional route for providing prospective doctors with the core knowledge and tools for the practice ahead. By not including FGM as a part of this process, information of even the basic nature of FGM is not being disseminated across the profession. A condition that affects over 130,000 women across the UK should be known to students who can also come into contact with patients that have undergone FGM or at risk of the act.
Today is a vital date for London not least because in the UK an estimated 103,000 women have undergone FGM and 20,000 girls are at risk... We must seize the opportunity to empower millions of women and girls around the world. For a long time international development has been seen as something 'we' do to the rest of the world. That is an outdated worldview which must be broken down.
An NHS doctor has been cleared of performing female genital mutilation (FGM) in the first British case of its kind amid claims
More than one in three people (35%) in the UK do not understand the term female genital mutilation (FGM), new research suggests
There is something undeniably wrong with people who feel that they're not feminists but they believe in women's rights. Or they're not feminists but they believe in the strength of women. Or they're not feminists but they believe that women shouldn't be treated like crap by men. Or they're not feminists but they want to feel like their voice matters.
Radical jihadists ISIS have apparently ordered the genital mutilation of up to four million women and girls in its occupied
A London hospital doctor is one of two people to be charged for female genital mutilation, the first two in the UK to be