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Atlanta :: GA :: USA | over 4 years ago

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The LaGrange woman is currently being held in the Troup County jail without bond, Sgt...She faces female genital mutilation and child cruelty charges, Mann said. "A relative changing the baby noticed that she appeared to be circumcised," Mann said.

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Āsmara :: Eritrea | over 4 years ago

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Whenever gender empowerment is a vibrant topic of discussion internationally, some of the countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America are invariably singled out for their success stories in politics, education, health care or civil liberties even as

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Paris :: IL :: USA | over 4 years ago

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Millions of women around the world are feted on International Women's Day but for Waris Dirie, the Somali nomad turned supermodel, the idea is absurd. "Every day, women move mountains. It is an insult to have an international women's day," Dirie

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Cairo :: Egypt | over 4 years ago

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Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt. “The main reason we found for the continuation of the practice is a drive to control a woman’s sexuality before marriage as a means of ensuring her virginity and therefore her marriageability by delivering an

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Trinidad :: CO :: USA | over 4 years ago

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Mariama is as tiny as the 5-foot-10-inch Bowers is formidable, as soft-spoken as Bowers is confident. Mariama speaks softly and smiles easily, but a few hours with her make clear that her determination is as strong as it is quiet. She is 26 and lives

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 4 years ago

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Everything was set for the all-important ceremony and guests had arrived from across Maasailand to witness hundreds of girls graduate into womanhood. Just as the ceremony was approaching the climax, one little girl aged 12 shocked everybody when she

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 4 years ago

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Circumcision is an unnecessary procedure that is painful and can lead to complications, including death...Why should we routinely remove normal, functioning tissue from the genitals of little boys within days of their birth? The vast majority of the

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London :: United Kingdom | over 4 years ago

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What do actress Geena Davis, Britain's Duchess of York, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists have in common?...At a U.N. event Monday promoting gender equality, they were joined by heads of

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Vienna :: Austria | over 4 years ago

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With hundreds of thousands of girls and women believed to be at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Europe, rights groups have mounted a campaign to get EU leaders to stop what they see as a barbaric and dangerous procedure...But while many

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Cairo :: NY :: USA | over 4 years ago

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by Mona Eltahawy , The Huffington Post , February 9, 2010 Imagine if 3 million boys had their penises cut off every year. Imagine that despite accounts of the unfathomable pain boys endure to ensure chastity and passage into manhood, religious

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