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Commentary:
GLOBAL: Let's End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Our Generation by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA, October 29, 2013

Commentary:
EGYPT: Fighting Female Genital Mutilation by Zaynab Khojji, The Majalla, September 19, 2013

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A Simple Conversation

The community of Kisii, Kenya is a proud one. It’s a community of integrity and a community of traditions. … Read More»

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Empower Maasai Women to Stop FGM and Spread the ARP throughout Kenya.

We have been honored by an invitation to join the Raise for Women Challenge on Crowdrise.com. Visit us at Crowdrise.com/EmpowerMaasaiWomen. … Read More»

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Becoming Maasai Women: Stop FGM and Empower the Women

As co-founder of Africa Schools of Kenya (ASK), I'm thrilled to announce that our initial goal to raise $18,000 to assure all Maasai girls in Esiteti Kenya complete an Alternative Rite of Passage (ARP … Read More»

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Need: Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Visit our campaign at http://www.igg.me/at/StopFGM to learn about our work with the Maasai and the Alternative Rite of Passage (ARP) they are adopting into Maasailand. … Read More»

Community Voices

KENYA: A Cruel Cut in the Name of Tradition

Like many young girls in Africa, Gladys Kiranto was circumcised as a child. Today, she leads an organization that is fighting against the practice. Read More »

"I was lucky enough to survive. Many girls bleed to death after being cut."

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Awareness! Against FGM

During my work at the Gugu Women Lab (Cape Town) together with women from South Africa and immigrants from different African countries, I've lived one of the most uplifting professional and human expe … Read More»

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A Cruel Cut in the Name of Tradition: One Woman’s Story of How She Fought Back against Female Genital Mutilation

The terror of what was to come overwhelmed me. I could run no more and knew that for my mother to be spared from being beaten and from possible death, I had to submit to my father’s will. … Read More»

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Bride Confinement, Fattening and Circumcision: Promoting Violence Against Women

In Nigeria, like in any other country, so many traditional practices aid and abate violence against women. … Read More»

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