FGM

General News

Sudan criminalizes female genital mutilation

Sudan has criminalized carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM), making it punishable by three years in jail. Some 87% of…

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Opinion

Declining FGM in Africa positive

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a major public health concern and its devastating consequences on women’s physical and psychological health,…

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Dear Yaw

Should FGM Be Abolished?

Dear Yaw I’ve been reading your column religiously and your replies actually hit the nail on the head so I’m…

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Opinion

My parents said I was going on holiday – but I was taken away to be butchered

A schoolgirl thought she was going on holiday when her parents put her on a plane to East Africa. But…

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Africa

‘Tanzania male MPs should be circumcised’

A female member of parliament in Tanzania has proposed that an inspection be carried out to determine if her male…

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General News

Victims of FGM suffer life-long consequences — UN Women

The United Nations describe female genital mutilation (FGM) as an abhorrent human rights violation affecting women and girls around the…

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Opinion

FGM, A Devastating Women Right Violation

Violence against women and girls remain one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world…

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Opinion

Domestic abuse: its toll on children

JUST like adults, children have issues that worry them. From a general perspective, the life of a child does not…

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