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#AJOPINION: 'FGM kills girls, women. Even if we survive it'

We speak to Hibo Wardere, FGM survivor and anti-FGM campaigner, to hear her story.

Africa

FGM: The last cutting season

Maasai women are spearheading an alternative rite of passage that excludes female genital mutilation.

FGM: The last cutting season

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Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

Sister Fa is a Senegalese rapper and anti-FGM activist on a mission to eradicate the harmful cultural practice.

Fighting FGM in Senegal | Close Up

Refugees

The Nigerian refugee who saved her daughters from FGM

Odachi* secretly saved money for her daughters' UK flights to save them from FGM, but had to leave her son behind.

The Nigerian refugee who saved her daughters from FGM

FGM

Al Jazeera wins Peabody for film on FGM

Journalist Fatma Naib explored the painful practice of female genital mutilation that affects about 200 million women.

Al Jazeera wins Peabody for film on FGM

Al Jazeera Correspondent

The Cut: Exploring FGM

Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?

Reporter's Notebook

Why should we care about FGM?

Fatma Naib undertook a journey to understand why so many communities continue to subject their daughters to female genital mutilation and what it would take for them to stop.

FGM

'Don't sensationalise FGM survivors'

Gambia activist tells Al Jazeera why respect is critical when tackling the subject of female genital mutilation.

Jaha Dukureh: 'Don't sensationalise FGM survivors'

Al Jazeera Correspondent

FGM in Latin America: Colombia's Embera tribe

Surrounded by secrecy and taboo, female genital mutilation is practised by some indigenous communities in Latin America.

Women's Rights

What is Female Genital Mutilation or FGM?

A deeply entrenched social and cultural practice in many places, Al Jazeera answers the most asked questions about FGM.

International Women's Day

Kenya's Maasai and Samburu becoming women without FGM

'When my parents called the [cutter for my sister], I warned the district officer. Our generation can bring change.'

Kenya's Maasai and Samburu becoming women without FGM

FGM

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'