FGM

Somaliland: Fatwa Forbids FGM

Authorities in the self-declared republic of Somaliland have issued a religious fatwa banning the practice of female genital mutilation and vowed to punish violators. The fatwa by the Ministry of Religious Affairs allows FGM victims…

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Kenya: Shocking Survey Reveals Extent of FGM

A new survey indicates that one in every five adult Kenyan women have undergone a form of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The Kenya Demographic and Health Indicator survey conducted by ActionAid Kenya also ranked Kenya…