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Bangladesh: Our demand today - freedom from fear
Article by WLUML networker, Sultana Kamal.
Senegal: L'excision au Sénégal - "un problème d'éducation"
Le problème des "mutilations génitales féminines, ce n'est pas de couper ou de coudre.
UK: Revealed - the child brides who are forced to marry in Britain
Amelia Hill explores the scandal of ceremonies that lead to marital rape and slavery for girls as young as 12.
Grande-Bretagne: Multiplication des mariages forcés
Au Royaume-Uni, le mariage de jeunes filles de moins de 16 ans est totalement illégal, mais cette réalité prend de l’ampleur dans les familles originaires d’Asie et du Proche-Orient.
Uganda: A Price Above Rubies
”We are going to shout about bride price across Africa and we are going to say 'no' to the sale of women,” exclaimed Atuki Turner to a crowded hall at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.
UK: The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003
The purpose of this Circular is to provide guidance to those working in the criminal justice system on its provisions.
Turkey: Turkey condemns 'honour killings'
Muslim clerics in Turkey are to deliver sermons upholding women's rights and condemning so-called "honour killings."
Anti-FGM initiatives in Ghana, Senegal and Somalia
Calls for stiffer penalties to be imposed on those who allow and practice female genital mutilation.
India: Arrests over Gujarat riots case
Federal police in India have arrested 12 people on charges of murder and gang rape during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
UK: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Act
FGM has been a specific criminal offence in the United Kingdom since the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act was passed in 1985.
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