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 2018-12-17 11:00 

Malay Mail Online

British schoolgirls at risk of FGM during Christmas break...

LONDON, Dec 17 — As many families prepare to holiday abroad during the festive season, British charities today warned that girls taken overseas could be at risk of female genital mutilation. Known as FGM, female genital mutilation is a ritual that.....

 2018-12-17 09:14 

VOA

British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM During Christmas Break...

As many families prepare to holiday abroad during the festive season,British charities on Monday warned that girls taken overseas could be at risk of female genital mutilation.Known as FGM, female genital mutilation is a ritual that usually involves the p...

 2018-12-14 02:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Female genital mutilation forbidden in Islam...
 2018-12-11 04:15 

VOA

With US Federal FGM Law Struck Down, Attention Shifts to States...

When a U.S. district judge last month ruled a federal ban on female genital mutilation unconstitutional, he undercut the federal government and alarmed anti-FGM activists, who hope to eradicate the practice.The World Health Organization calls FGM, also kn...

 2018-12-10 19:03 

Medscape

Surgeon: Physicians in Genital Cutting Case Should Lose Licenses...

A 22-year-old US law banning female genital mutilation was ruled unconstitutional in November. A surgeon who repairs the damage says even small cuts can deeply hurt victims. Medscape Medical News...

 2018-12-10 16:58 

The Daily Caller

OPINION: Female Genital Mutilation Is Still A Growing Criminal Activity In The US...

An eerie and troubling silence emanates from the feminists with their pink hats...

 2018-12-09 11:00 

Los Angeles Times

If God were a woman, we wouldn't have female genital mutilation...

Mainstream religions originated in patriarchal societies that made their deities men — hence, the control of women's sexual gratification via genital mutilation, a practice that still persists....

 2018-12-09 10:56 

Voice of Europe

Cases of female genital mutilation more than doubled in the UK last year...

Last week, the abhorrent practices of Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and emergency room physician, Jumana Nagarwala were exposed after they performed female genital mutilation (FGM) procedures after-hours at a medical practice just outside of Detroit. It was alarmi...

 2018-12-09 06:00 

American Thinker

Does the Commerce Clause Protect Female Genital Mutilation?...

A court finds a law banning female genital mutilation unconstitutional based on a Roosevelt-era Supreme Court decision....

 2018-12-05 20:02 

The Daily Caller

OPINION: Congress Should Be Clear — Female Genital Mutilation is Violence Against Women...

Democrats and Republicans should speak with one voice: violence against women is taken seriously...

 2018-12-05 13:23 

Jihad Watch

Nigeria: 23 million girls are victims of child marriage...

Over 23 million girls in Nigeria are victims of child marriage. 32 million, meanwhile, have suffered female genital mutilation as well. But what do these practices have to do with Islam? Bukhari 5.58.234 and Umdat al-Salik e4.3, respectively. And as they ...

 2018-12-05 11:05 

Los Angeles Times

If a federal ban on female genital mutilation is unconstitutional, all 50 states should ban the barbaric practice...

FGM should be banned in every state....

 2018-12-05 01:43 

Korea Times

Washington should ban female genital mutilation...

Dozens of countries have enacted laws against female genital cutting, a procedure in which parts of young girls' genitalia are surgically altered or removed for nonmedical reasons....

 2018-12-04 17:31 

NY Times

A Loss for Survivors of Female Genital Mutilation...

An activist regrets the loss of a federal court case....

 2018-12-04 11:00 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

With female genital mutilation ban gone, we need new legislation to protect at-risk girls...

500,000 girls in the U.S. are at risk of female genital mutilation. With a ban on the practice struck down, we need new legislation to protect them....

 2018-12-03 05:19 

Standard Digital

10 women arrested in Narok for subjecting girls to FGM...

Police in Narok have arrested 10 women among them four girls for participating in the outlawed Female Genital Mutilation...

 2018-11-30 18:05 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

FGM fears grow as number of at-risk or affected UK children doubles...

Concerns about female genital mutilation, or FGM, are rising in the UK after the number of children who've h......

 2018-11-30 15:23 

CNN

[ Health ]

FGM fears grow as number of at-risk UK children doubles...

Concerns about female genital mutilation, or FGM, are rising in the UK after the number of children who've had the procedure or are at risk of it more than doubled in the past year....

 2018-11-30 12:20 

Metro.co.uk

More than 100,000 British girls affected by female genital mutilation...

Around 1,960 cases were reported between 2017 and 2018, more than twice the 970 cases reported the previous year, according to government figures....

 2018-11-30 00:01 

The Guardian

Female genital mutilation cases more than double in a year in UK...
 2018-11-30 00:01 

Express

[ UK ]

FGM crisis: Warning issued as cases DOUBLE - 'Just the tip of the iceberg'...

LEADING groups tackling the growing problem of female genital mutilation (FGM) among children have warned a "worrying" and "alarming" spike in the number of cases is just the "tip of the iceberg."...

 2018-11-29 05:00 

The Rebel Media

Detroit judge declares federal law against female genital mutilation "unconstitutional"...

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 2018-11-28 16:12 

LifeSite

Michigan judge declares federal ban on female genital mutilation unconstitutional...

The judge rejected the argument that the Constitution's Commerce Clause authorized Congress to ban FGM as interstate economic activity, even though the victims were from different states....

 2018-11-28 16:01 

Infowars.com

Activist Slams Feminists For Silence on Female Genital Mutilation...

Says people who are supposed to be protecting children terrified of being called racist...

 2018-11-28 16:01 

Infowars.com

Activist Slams Feminists For Silence on Female Genital Mutilation...

Says people who are supposed to be protecting children terrified of being called racist...

 2018-11-27 18:10 

Washington Times

African activists share prestigious Sunhak Peace Prize...

A Somali-born activist and supermodel who led the fight against the practice of female genital mutilation and a Nigerian physician who has taken on Africa's food crisis through his work supporting small farmers will share this year's third Sunhak ...

 2018-11-27 02:34 

Star Tribune

Minnesota lawmaker aims to toughen state law against female genital mutilation...

Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond....

 2018-11-26 22:23 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Federal female genital mutilation law ruled unconstitutional; advocates want state ban...

NATIONWIDE (WGME) - A federal judge is dropping charges of female genital mutilation against a Michigan doctor. U. S. District Judge Bernard Friedman said the federal law is unconstitutional. It's an issue that's been much-debated at the State Hou...

 2018-11-26 21:45 

VOA

'Water from Air' Quenches Threatened Girls' Thirst in Arid Kenya...

In this arid part of northern Kenya, water can be hard to find, particularly in the dry season.But a center run by the Samburu Girls Foundation - which rescues girls facing early marriage and female genital mutilation - has a new high-tech source of it.Si...

 2018-11-26 18:18 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Lawmaker Plans Fresh Push Against Female Genital Mutilation...

A Minnesota lawmaker plans a fresh push next year to strengthen a state law against female genital mutilation....

 2018-11-26 17:23 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Federal female genital mutilation law ruled unconstitutional; advocates want state ban 16 hours ago...

NATIONWIDE (WGME) - A federal judge is dropping charges of female genital mutilation against a Michigan doctor. U. S. District Judge Bernard Friedman said the federal law is unconstitutional. It's an issue that's been much-debated at the State Hou...

 2018-11-26 17:16 

KSTP

[ ABC St. Paul ]

Lawmaker plans new push for strengthening state law against female genital mutilation...

Republican Rep. Mary Franson announced her plan Monday after a federal judge in Detroit last week declared the federal law unconstitutional ......

 2018-11-26 17:03 

New Haven Register

Lawmaker plans fresh push against female genital mutilation...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota lawmaker plans a fresh push next year to strengthen a state law against female genital mutilation.Rep. Mary Franson announced her plan Monday after a federal judge in Detroit last week declared the federal law unconstitu...

 2018-11-26 17:03 

Washington Times

Lawmaker plans fresh push against female genital mutilation...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota lawmaker plans a fresh push next year to strengthen a state law against female genital mutilation. Rep. Mary Franson announced her plan Monday after a federal judge in Detroit last week declared the federal law unconstit...

 2018-11-26 17:03 

US News & World Report

Lawmaker Plans Fresh Push Against Female Genital Mutilation...

A Minnesota lawmaker plans a fresh push to strengthen a state law against female genital mutilation....

 2018-11-26 16:30 

Jihad Watch

Islamic Relief Canada PR chief falsely claims in Toronto Sun that female genital mutilation is condemned by Islam...

The Toronto Sun usually has some semblance of honesty regarding Islam-related issues, or at least more than is usually found in the establishment media, but not in this case. Establishment media treatments of female genital mutilation routinely insist tha...

 2018-11-26 13:35 

Jihad Watch

Glazov Moment: U.S. Judge Condones Female Genital Mutilation...

In this new Jamie Glazov Moment, Jamie focuses on U.S. Judge Condones Female Genital Mutilation, unveiling how our horrific surrender to Sharia is accelerating. Don't miss it! Subscribe to the Glazov Gang's YouTube Channel and follow us on Twitter...

 2018-11-26 13:17 

RT.com

Upskirt ban blocking Tory MP strikes again, objecting to female genital mutilation bill...

A Tory MP has risked controversy once more after blocking a parliamentary bill to help protect children from female genital mutilation (FGM), months after sparking outrage after impeding a bill to criminalize upskirting....

 2018-11-26 11:35 

Christianity Today

Violence against women is a global pandemic. Churches need to be part of the solution...

Violence against women is a worldwide pandemic. It covers sexual assault, rape in the context of war, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and domestic violence....

 2018-11-25 16:24 

The Sun

Notorious Tory MP Christopher Chope 'should be sacked' as he blocks anti-FGM law months after stopping ban on upskirting...

NOTORIOUS Tory MP Christopher Chope is facing fresh calls to be sacked as an MP after blocking a bill to prevent female genital mutilation. The MP for Christchurch in Dorset has sparked yet more fury after he objected to a bill intended to stop women from...

 2018-11-25 00:01 

The Times

Calls to deselect Christopher Chope, the lone MP who blocked anti-FGM bill...

He achieved notoriety when he blocked plans to make "upskirting" a crime — now Sir Christopher Chope has provoked fury by objecting to a bill intended to help prevent female genital mutilation (FGM)....

 2018-11-24 20:09 

Toronto Sun

PATEL: Don't use Islam as excuse to carry out horrors of female genital mutilation...

Earlier this week, a federal judge in the United States dismissed charges against two doctors and six others involved in the genital mutilation of nine girls at a suburban Detroit clinic.While......

 2018-11-24 16:01 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Charges dropped against Indian-origin doctor who carried out nine female genital mutilation...

In April last year, Jumana Nagarwala, MD, 44, Fakhruddin Attar, MD, 53, and his wife, Farida Attar, 50, all Michigan residents, were indicted by a grand jury for performing female genital mutilation....

 2018-11-24 14:50 

Metro.co.uk

Christopher Chope MP who stopped upskirting bill now blocks bid to protect girls from FGM...

The MP who blocked the bill to make upskirting a crime has now stopped legislation designed to protect girls against FGM. Christopher Chope shouted object to the female genital mutilation......

 2018-11-24 07:48 

Standard Digital

Woman jailed for six years for circumcising twin daughters...

A woman in Tharaka-Nithi county was jailed for six years for forcing her 13-year-old twin daughters to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in a rare convict...

 2018-11-23 23:48 

Chicago Sun-Times

Ruling in Michigan genital mutilation case shocks women's advocates...

Twenty-seven states have laws against female genital mutilation, including Illinois and Minnesota....

 2018-11-23 23:10 

Toronto Star

Ruling in Michigan genital mutilation case shocks women's advocates...

A federal judge in Michigan ruled that a 1996 federal law that bans female genital mutilation was unconstitutional because Congress didn't have the power to regulate the behaviour in the first place....

 2018-11-23 22:08 

FOX Detroit

Ruling in female genital mutilation case shocks women's advocates...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Women's rights advocates say they're shocked after a federal judge in Michigan ruled this week that a law protecting girls from genital mutilation was unconstitutional....

 2018-11-23 21:18 

The Guardian

UK pledges 50m 'to end female genital mutilation by 2030'...

Money will go to grassroots programmes across Africa in bid to protect millions of girls currently at risk of being cut...

 2018-11-23 20:24 

Quartz

A US judge says Congress can't ban female genital mutilation...

Women's rights advocates say it's a step backwards.Women's rights advocates say it's a step backwards....

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