Tag archive for ‘FGM’
Nuura Mahamoud Mouse, 35, victim of FGM. She refused to practice the mutilation on her six daughters. Daami area, Hargeisa. Somaliland. 2015
By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Somaliland:The Practice of Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (F.G.M) is the partial or total cutting or removal of the external female genitalia for cultural and social reasons. It is usually performed on girls between the ages of 5 and 10. The girls More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Somaliland:There is No Place for FGM

Dr. Edna Adan has been working to end FGM in Somaliland for decades. The first step in that process was overcoming the strong societal pressure to not discuss FGM. Friday, February 6 was International Day of Zero More...

By MGoth On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Somaliland:Assessment of the Prevalence , Perception and Attitude of Genital Mutilation-Report

Press Release Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for nontherapeutic/medical More...