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Mogadishu :: Somalia | almost 2 years ago

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Activists have welcomed a ban on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in the  new constitution of Somalia a country where 96 percent of women undergo one of the more extreme forms of the practice but warn that translating the law into action

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Aleppo :: Syria | 2 years ago

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News in pictures Opinion blogs Nick Clegg's demise may have been exaggerated. Many have predicted he will lose his Sheffield Halla... this new index is a great step towards creating policy-making with wellbeing as a priority'...Among the acts of

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Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | 2 years ago

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Nine women in the northern Cote d'Ivoire town of Katiola have been convicted for carrying out female genital mutilation the first time that a 1998 law banning FGM has been applied. The women were found guilty of excising thirty girls aged between 10

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Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | 2 years ago

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Fatou had already been mutilated when she came to Paris from the Ivory Coast as a child. Her sex life was affected and she experienced serve complications when she gave birth to her son. A few months ago she had reconstructive surgery and says she

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Durham :: NC :: USA | 2 years ago

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Letters Exploring the limits of liberalism "Choice is the only moral currency they [liberals] acknowledge," says Giles Fraser ( Loose canon: No, I am not a liberal , 21 July). This is about as accurate a characterisation of liberalism as it would be

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Bristol :: United Kingdom | 2 years ago

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Suggested Topics Young girls are being sent to Britain for the abusive removal of their genitalia by migrant families across Europe because the country is regarded as a soft touch on the ritual, an investigation has found. The UK has a reputation for

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Katiola :: Ivory Coast | 2 years ago

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July 21, 2012 An Ivory Coast official says nine women have been sentenced to two years in prison each for involvement in the genital cutting of women, the first time such a case has resulted in jail time in the West African nation. The official, Jean-

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Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | 2 years ago

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Justice ministry official Jean-Luc Molo said Friday courts previously convicted defendants for genital mutilation but pressure from local communities hindered them from imposing prison sentences. (AP)

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Kajiado :: Kenya | 2 years ago

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Kenya In traditional Masai culture, fathers often promise their young daughters in marriage to older men. Most girls are between the ages of 12 and 14, with some even younger. Not only are their bodies too immature to deal with sexual intercourse and

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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Circumcision is a central rite for both Jews and Muslims, and the court's decision provoked criticism from religious and political leaders both in Germany and beyond. In their letter dated July 5, Hier and Cooper urged Merkel to condemn the ruling

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