FGM in Africa

How to stop FGM: A lesson from Senegal

In Senegal, rappers, activists, and members of the communities where it happens are uniting to stop the cut.

How to stop FGM: A lesson from Senegal

Reporter's Notebook

Senegal's anti-FGM campaigner: 'My child won't be cut'

Activists in the W African country raise awareness among children and adults about risks of centuries-old tradition.

Senegal's anti-FGM campaigner: 'My child won't be cut'

International Women's Day

Fighting female genital mutilation among India's Bohra

FGM: girl-children of Dawoodi Bohra sect are the only Muslim women in India systematically and forcefully mutilated.

Fighting female genital mutilation among India's Bohra

Human Rights

Memories of FGM: 'I was screaming in pain and fear'

Assita Kanko, a politician in Brussels, recalls when she underwent female genital mutilation as a child in Burkina Faso.

Memories of FGM: 'I was screaming in pain and fear'

International Women's Day

Waging a lyrical war against FGM

Rapper Sister Fa has helped end the practise in her home village, but her sights are set on the whole of Senegal.

Waging a lyrical war against FGM

Magazine

Magazine: A witness to FGM

Juliana was held down, her mouth covered to smother her screams, as a legally blind woman cut at her genitals.

Magazine: A witness to FGM

Riz Khan

Female genital mutilation

Former supermodel Waris Dirie talks about her campaign to end the practice.

Female genital mutilation