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Gambian government bans female genital mutilation(FGM)

 Gambian government has introduced a ban on Female Genital Mutilation ( FGM ) which comes into effect immediately. The country’s leader – President Yahya Jammeh made a public proclamation outlawing the ancient practice. 28 more words


Gambia bans female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation, or FGM, involves the removal of the labia and clitoris usually from young girls, a procedure which causes bleeding, infections and vaginal pain among other lifelong health complications. 152 more words

Lifestyle, Beauty And Fashion

Greater awareness is the next step to tackling Female Genital Mutilation in Ireland

It is estimated that some 3,780 women and girls, aged between 15 and 44, in Ireland have been subject to female genital mutilation (FGM).

FGM involves the full or partial removal of a woman’s outer genital organs. 693 more words


Poem Of The F.G.M Victim

The songs grew loud
So did the sting
Stirring sourness
Biting bitterness
They were laughing
Loud laughs
Long lasting laughs
Killing claps
Clapping life out… 156 more words

Reproductive Health

#TOTW from 17-11-15 'Three people have been convicted of FGM in a landmark trial in Australia'


Well for starters the eagle-eyed amongst you will have spotted the new header image! It is an extract from a textbook I found lying around in an orthopaedic theatre a while back, and it still brings a smile to my face every time I see it! 180 more words

Kenya: Maasai Cricket Warriors Fighting For Women's Rights

The traditional life of a Maasai warrior in Kenya involves learning how to hunt and herd cattle. One group of Maasai warriors have now learnt a surprising new skill – playing cricket – and they’ve formed a team. 364 more words

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