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Causes

Sobering Report Finds Millions More Women & Girls Affected By FGM Than Acknowledged

Sobering Report Finds Millions More Women & Girls Affected By FGM Than Acknowledged

Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C) is happening in far more countries around the world than widely acknowledged, and the number of women and girls who are affected is being […]

Health

Nigeria & The Gambia Banning Female Genital Mutilation Is A Major Win For Women’s Rights

Nigeria & The Gambia Banning Female Genital Mutilation Is A Major Win For Women’s Rights

Female Genital Mutilation today is considered an international violation of human rights of girls and women. According to the World Health Organization, “it reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

While every world leader has their fair share of critics and doesn’t always get it right 100% of the time, we’re just going to put it out there that we […]

Politics

The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

Female Genital Mutilation is one of the most horrific acts inflicted upon young girls in certain parts of the world. For those not familiar, it is the act of cutting […]

Celebrities

UK Feminists Leading The Charge Against Sexism & Gender Inequality

UK Feminists Leading The Charge Against Sexism & Gender Inequality

Pictured above is actress Keira Knightley and singer Jessie J. But this article isn’t just about them. We’ll get to thee beauties in a bit. We’re actually talking about everyday […]

Boys We Like, Causes

74 Y/O Sudanese Man Unlikely Advocate For Ending Female Genital Mutilation

74 Y/O Sudanese Man Unlikely Advocate For Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation is one of the most horrific crimes against a human body, and while it is something that definitely needs to be stopped, it won’t just take legislation […]

Politics

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Following on from President Obama’s passionate speech at the Young African Leaders Initiative this week about empowering women and getting rid of traditions such as female genital mutilation and child […]

Politics

Teen Girl Leading The Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation In The UK

Teen Girl Leading The Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation In The UK

Female Genital Mutilation is no joke, and it is still happening all around the world today. Not just in African countries, but in many western countries like the UK! Shocked? […]