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Social media worries young girls into vaginal surgery, say doctors

Social media worries young girls into vaginal surgery, say doctors

New study reveals physicians not discouraging Egyptian women from practicing female circumcision

New study reveals physicians not discouraging Egyptian women from practicing female circumcision

WHO guidelines on the management of health complications from female genital mutilation

WHO guidelines on the management of health complications from female genital mutilation

Health practitioners need expert guidelines to provide appropriate treatment for female genital mutilation

Health practitioners need expert guidelines to provide appropriate treatment for female genital mutilation

New article highlights how health professionals help, hinder eradication and management of female genital mutilation

New article highlights how health professionals help, hinder eradication and management of female genital mutilation

Ranit Mishori awarded Macy Foundation grant to educate medical trainees about health needs of refugees

Ranit Mishori awarded Macy Foundation grant to educate medical trainees about health needs of refugees

Community nurses have vital role in preventing female genital mutilation, say academics

Community nurses have vital role in preventing female genital mutilation, say academics

New conference to discuss ways of abolishing female genital mutilation in the UK

New conference to discuss ways of abolishing female genital mutilation in the UK

Responses to violence against women need to be integrated into health systems

Responses to violence against women need to be integrated into health systems

Actions needed to prevent violence against women and girls

Actions needed to prevent violence against women and girls

Edna Adan named inaugural recipient of Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women's Health

Edna Adan named inaugural recipient of Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women's Health

Clitoraid announces first annual International Clitoris Awareness Week

Clitoraid announces first annual International Clitoris Awareness Week

U.K., international community should follow Africa's lead on efforts to stop FGM

U.K., international community should follow Africa's lead on efforts to stop FGM

U.N. officials mark campaign against violence against women

U.N. officials mark campaign against violence against women

IPS interviews UNFPA director on U.N. efforts to end practice of FGM/C

IPS interviews UNFPA director on U.N. efforts to end practice of FGM/C

Panel at State Department discusses global efforts against practice of FGM/C

Panel at State Department discusses global efforts against practice of FGM/C

Africa, Middle East see decline in female genital mutilation/cutting, U.N. data show

Africa, Middle East see decline in female genital mutilation/cutting, U.N. data show

Efforts to eliminate FGM 'breaking new ground' with approval of U.N. General Assembly resolution

Efforts to eliminate FGM 'breaking new ground' with approval of U.N. General Assembly resolution

U.N. General Assembly adopts resolution urging countries to ban FGM

U.N. General Assembly adopts resolution urging countries to ban FGM

IRIN examines efforts to ban, reduce incidence of FGM/C in Sierra Leone

IRIN examines efforts to ban, reduce incidence of FGM/C in Sierra Leone