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Chat Corner: Angie and Sebastian discuss Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

After reading an article in The Atlantic titled “Why some women choose to be circumcised,” Angie and Sebastian discuss the moral and ethical dilemmas surrounding female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting. 684 more words


Zainab Zeb Khan - Global women's rights activist speaks loudest through her paintings

To describe Zainab Zeb Khan as an activist is just as limiting as to call her an artist. She is both, and also more than that. 1,766 more words


Forced Sex Camps Train Girls for Child Marriage *Women and Children Have Rights*

Forced Sex Camps Train Girls For Child Marriage In Zambia And Mozambique


By Emma Batha

CASABLANCA, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Girls as young as eight in Mozambique and Zambia are forced to go to camps where they are shown how to please a man in bed in order to prepare them for married life, activists said at an international conference on ending child marriage. 449 more words


Through the words of Lilian

Friday night, April 17, 2015 I was honored to be the opening speaker for the World Vision For Every Child conference.  I shared the story of Kenya, how I was called there and all that I’ve been a witness to over the past five years.  501 more words

Kenya Girls

Female Genital Mutilation: The Bitter Truth.

The beauty of Africa is its culture; it is inundated with rituals, folklore, myths, rites, beliefs, traditions and upbringings that can hardly be found elsewhere.  There are certain practices that mold its people that cannot be learnt anywhere else. 532 more words

Personal Thoughts.

FGM victims gain anonymity for life

Female genital mutilation is a growing issue in the media so journalists and media students may well find themselves affected by new lifelong anonymity for victims. 11 more words