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African religious leaders called on to help...

Historically, rates of FGM have been high in East Africa.

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Ugandan mother jailed over FGM on three-year-old...

FGM has been specifically outlawed in Britain since 1985 but previous prosecutions have never been successful.

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Culture versus health: The case of FGM in...

Culture is an important determinant of health in a number ways; culture influences health behaviors, people’s attitudes towards what they eat and what...

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The last kicks of the dying FGM in Uganda...

When the government, with partners like the UN system in Uganda, UKAID and local organisations among others launched a campaign against the harmful FGM,...

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Ugandan mother becomes first convicted of...

The 37-year-old, who lives in London but cannot be identified for legal reasons, wept in the dock as she was convicted by a jury at the Old Bailey in London,...

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Diversionary claim! FGM blamed on unfulfilled...

It is time to redeem girls and women's dignity by confronting the different forms of visible, invisible and hidden power

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FMG resurgence: Urgent need to focus on changing...

The nation is visibly shocked because many thought the practice was a thing of the past. To many observers, it may seem like after the enactment of the...

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UNICEF rallies districts to abandon FGM...

Rebecca Kwagala, the in charge UNICEF Moroto zonal office, said her agency will not rest till FGM, child marriages and other harmful practices against...

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The anti FGM movement is winning

February 6 is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.

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Female Genital Mutilation must end-UN

In his message on the day, UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ described FGM as a gross violation of the human rights of women and girls.

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Fighting human trafficking in Uganda...

It explains why in 2000 the United National General Assembly adopted a Palermo Protocol that allows each country to fight the various forms of trafficking in their country.