A statement from the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has made it clear that female genital mutilation (FGM) is a problem that still needs urgent action if it is to be tackled.
Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has stressed that his government is committed to upholding the sexual and reproductive rights of women - and that it intends to see female genital mutilation (FGM) "completely eradicated" in Somalia...
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Unicef have published the latest annual report on the achievements of the Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)/Cutting, suggesting that over six million people have embraced efforts to eliminate t
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is being carried out in Mali because of religion, rather than tradition. This is the view of singer Bafing Kul, an outspoken critic of the practice who hails from the country.