- 30/01/2018 Malin Björk: "Female genital mutilation is a way to control women’s bodies and sexuality"
An interview with MEP Malin Björk: "This is a global issue"More
- 30/01/2018 Female genital mutilation: The scourge affecting half a million women in the EU
"Culture, custom, religion, tradition or so-called honour cannot be a justification for any acts of violence against women," said Vilija Blinkevičiūtė, chair of Parliament's women's rights committee.More
- 26/01/2018 New Canadian citizenship guide to warn against practice of FGM
Canada's updated citizenship guide will include a warning to newcomers about the illegal practice of FGM. The issue has become politically charged, with the Conservatives suggesting the revamped guide would drop a reference to the practice.More
- 22/11/2017 Liberia bans female genital mutilation - but only for a year
The ban came into force after former leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf signed an executive order late last week before stepping down. But the move was overshadowed by this week’s inauguration of Johnson Sirleaf’s successor, former soccer star George Weah.More