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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

U.N. Human Rights Council passes resolution condemning female genital mutilation

U.N. Human Rights Council passes resolution condemning female genital mutilation

Immediate action must be taken to prevent violence against women, FGM

Immediate action must be taken to prevent violence against women, FGM

Consequences of female genital mutilation could be reduced by reconstructive surgery

Consequences of female genital mutilation could be reduced by reconstructive surgery

Loss of U.S. funding for UNFPA 'would be devastating' to family planning services in developing countries

Loss of U.S. funding for UNFPA 'would be devastating' to family planning services in developing countries

Thousands of women in UK undergo genital mutilation each year: Report

Thousands of women in UK undergo genital mutilation each year: Report

National program in Mauritania working to end FGM, IPS reports

National program in Mauritania working to end FGM, IPS reports

IPS examines efforts to end FGM in Liberia

IPS examines efforts to end FGM in Liberia

Clinton holds press conference marking International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

Clinton holds press conference marking International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

State Department, USAID blog posts support elimination of FGM/C

State Department, USAID blog posts support elimination of FGM/C

World recognizes 9th annual International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM/C

World recognizes 9th annual International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM/C

Women's groups in Somali town push for law banning female genital mutilation/cutting

Women's groups in Somali town push for law banning female genital mutilation/cutting

Financial and political commitments to improve health of women and children

Financial and political commitments to improve health of women and children

Circumcision subjected to vote this November in San Francisco

Circumcision subjected to vote this November in San Francisco

EOW hosts national conference to highlight practice of Female Genital Mutilation

EOW hosts national conference to highlight practice of Female Genital Mutilation

Opinion: Ending female genital mutilation

Opinion: Ending female genital mutilation

U.N. officials call for renewed effort to stop female genital mutilation/cutting

U.N. officials call for renewed effort to stop female genital mutilation/cutting

Myths and misunderstandings about medical male circumcision for HIV prevention

Myths and misunderstandings about medical male circumcision for HIV prevention

UNICEF report identifies factors helping, hindering efforts to drive down FGM/C in five African countries

UNICEF report identifies factors helping, hindering efforts to drive down FGM/C in five African countries