FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION RESOURCES

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These are Female Genital Mutilation Resources.
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ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
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Doctor will be tried in first prosecution under Britain’s ban on female genital mutilation
Dr. Dhanoun Dharmasena is accused of sewing shut woman’s private parts. Operation occurred at London hospital.
Daily News, March 21, 2014

Muslims debate centuries-old tradition of female genital mutilation in Somalia
UNICEF activists are campaigning to educate Somaliland communities about the harms of female genital mutilation. But the stigma of being 'uncut' is still so strong that many leaders say they will not stop practicing FGM.
Daily News, March 01, 2014

New York victims of genital mutilation lead the cry against the practice in the U.S.
Daily News, March 07, 2013

2 Million Girls a Year Mutilated
An article from UNICEF, 1996

Canyon Country Residents Arrested on Federal Charges of Conspiring to Perform Female Genital Mutilation
Press release from Debra W. Yang, United States Attorney, Central District of California, January 9, 2004

Couple Charged With Genital Mutilation of Girl, 13
The Toronto Star, February 14, 2002

Federal Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act of 1995
Text of the law prohibiting Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.

Female Circumcision Clampdown Call
BBC News, November 22, 2000

Female 'Circumcision by Words' Gains Ground
BBC News, July 10, 1998

Female Circumcision Outlawed in Senegal
CNN, January 15, 1999

Female Genital Mutilation
Policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, July 1998

Female Genital Mutilation
A fact sheet from the World Health Organization, June 2000

Female Genital Mutilation
A fact sheet about and history of female genital mutilation, from DateHookUp.com

Female Genital Mutilation & Political Asylum
Information from Amensty International, 1998

Genital-Verstümmelungen von Madchen und Frauen
FGM report from the German branch of UNICEF, contains information and links to other German-language articles and resources

Ghana Woman Sentenced in Circumcisions
The Associated Press, January 27, 2004

Legislation Against Female Genital Mutilation
Federal, state, and international legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, by state and country

Prisoners Of Ritual: Contemporary Developments In The History Of Female Genital Mutilation
Report presented at at the Second International Symposium on Circumcision, 1991

Safe Haven Opens for Women in Kenya
The Associated Press, April 9, 2002

SJC: Foreign Nationals' Parental Rights Can Be Ended
The Associated Press, May 4, 2002

Thousands of Girls Reportedly Circumcised Each Day
Reuters Health, March 8, 2002

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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Amnesty International
International Secretariat
1 Easton Street
London WC1X 8DJ, U.K.
Phone: (20) 7814 6200
www.amnesty.org

The Campaign to Stop Female Genital Mutilation
P.O. Box 20646
Columbus Circle Station
New York, NY 10023
www.equalitynow.org/english/fgm/fgm-campaign_en.html
A Campaign of Equality Now

Commission Pour L'Abolition Des Mutilation Sexuelles
6 Place St.-Germain-des-Pres
75006 Paris, France
Phone: 01 45 49 04 00
www.cams-fgm.org

Female Genital Cutting Networking and Education Project
Post Office Box 46715
Tampa, FL 33647-6715
www.fgmnetwork.org

Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children
P.O. Box 3001
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone: 01-51-57-93
www.iac-ciaf.ch

Promotion of Initiatives to Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65726 Eschborn
Germany
Phone: 06196 79-0
www.gtz.de/fgm/
Website information available in German, English, and French.

Research/Action/Information Network for Bodily Integrity for Women (RAINBO)
915 Broadway, Suite 1109
New York, NY 10010-7108
Phone: (212) 477-3318
www.rainbo.org

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