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When she was 14 years old, Kakenya Ntaiya entered the cow pen behind her home with an elderly woman carrying a rusty knife. As a crowd from her Maasai village looked on, Ntaiya sat down, lifted her skirt and opened her legs. The woman grabbed Ntaiya'
An 11-year-old from a family of Jakarta scavengers discovered with injuries to her genitals and a sexually transmitted disease. RI's 55-year-old father, Sunoto, who has the same disease, reportedly confessed to raping her. The girl passed away on Jan.
Female genital mutilation (FGM), sometimes called female circumcision affects 100 -140 million women and girls worldwide. Since 1992, Equality Now has been working to end all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls...Although
Although the practice of female genital mutilation is illegal in the UK, thousands are considered to be at risk annually and no one has ever been convicted of the crime...The resolution, sponsored by 110 countries, is very likely to be approved by
August 23, 2012 The Maasai are a semi-nomadic tribe in Africa, one of the oldest cultures of Kenya. Distinctive colorful glass beadwork is a trademark of the Maasai and a tradition that spans centuries. Now, 280 women from the tribe are using their
Story My friend was 19 when they carried her away, said Cecilia Samujlah, the mother of four children...The kidnappers later apologized to the parents of the dead woman...Her friend was a victim of female genital cutting, a traditional rite of
Rating In Summary Never before in the history of the august House had a member used her life experience to move debate as Ms Sophia Abdi did when supporting Bill to outlaw female cut Nominated MP Sophia Abdi Noor tends to speak forcefully on most
But the last few weeks may have provided a turning point when the third week of 2011 Copa Coca-Cola under-17 championships rolled out in Elgeiyo-Marakwet county. It did not disappoint as the boys and girls who have for a long time overcame seasons of
The parents say it happened while their daughters were still living in Mali The parents of two young girls from Mali face charges from a court in Mallorca after doctors at a hospital in Palma discovered that the children had undergone female
Africa shows signs of winning war against female genital mutilation African women, including Senegalese hip-hop star Sister Fa, are leading a successful campaign against the widespread practice of female circumcision Senegalese urban soul and hip hop