Somalia Announces First Prosecution for Female Genital Mutilation
The attorney general will be sending a team of investigators to find out more about the death of the girl, Deeqa, who suffered severe bleeding after her mother took her to a traditional cutter, writes Emma Bath for Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 25 July 2018
Somalia's Attorney General Ahmed Ali Dahir announced on Wednesday the country's first ever prosecution against female genital mutilation (FGM) following the death of a 10-year-old… Read more »
Graffiti opposing female genital mutilation or cutting.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 20 July 2018
A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned… Read more »
Somalia: Girl Dies After Undergoing FGM
VOA, 23 July 2018
Doctors in central Somalia say a 10-year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM). Read more »
The United Nations says more than 200 million girls and women in 30 countries are currently living with the harmful and dangerous consequences of female genital mutilation. Young ... Read more »