Genital mutilation

Tanzanian girls return after escaping genital mutilation

Hundreds of Tanzanian schoolgirls returned home Monday after spending three months hiding in safe houses to escape genital mutilation, state television said.

Jan 12, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

ISIS jihadists order genital mutilation of all women in Iraq

Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 must undergo female genital mutilation, which could affect up to four million women and girls in the war-ravaged country, a UN official said Thursday.

Jul 25, 2014, 00:30 AM IST

100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in UK

The practice, involving the surgical removal of external genitalia is illegal in Britain.

Apr 22, 2012, 18:53 PM IST