FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION RESOURCES

Click here to return to The Zero

These are Female Genital Mutilation Resources.
Please also see:
Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy || HIV and AIDS
Mental Health Resources || General Health Care


ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
(click here for Organizations/Agencies)

Female Genital Mutilation a Means for Men to Control Women: UN Chief
"GENEVA (Reuters) — Female genital mutilation, the excision of the clitoris practiced widely in African and many Muslim countries, is a means for men to maintain control of women and must be eradicated, U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Monday."
Reuters Health, June 17, 2014.

Female Genital Mutilation
A fact sheet from the World Health Organization, June 2000, Updated February, 2014.

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

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

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

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

Female Circumcision Clampdown Call
BBC News, November 22, 2000

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

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

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

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

Genital–Verstummelungen von Madchen und Frauen
FGM report from the German branch of UNICEF, contains information and links to other German&ndas;language articles and resources

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

return to the top


ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
(click here for Articles/Information/Research)

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/

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

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

return to the top

SEARCH THE RESOURCES

   HELP
CHILD ABUSE
  > Child Neglect
  > Emotional Abuse
  > Physical Abuse
  > Sexual Abuse
    > Corporal Punishment
CHILD ADVOCACY ORGS
CHILD CARE
CHILD LABOR
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
  > U.S. Reporting Agencies
  > Int'l Reporting Agencies
CHILD SAFETY
  > Internet Safety
  > Latchkey Children
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
  > Child Sex Tourism
  > Corporal Punishment
  > Intrafamilial (Incest)
  > Male Victims Journal
        References

  > Prostituted Children
CHILDREN AND MEDICATION
  > for "ADHD"
  > for "Behavioral Disorders"
  > for "Early Puberty"
  > for Depression
  > "Chemical Restraints"
CIRCLE OF TRUST ABUSE ARTICLES/MEDIA REPORTS
  > Circle of Trust Abuse Resources
CONSCRIPTED CHILDREN:— aka "Child Soldiers"
CONTACT LEGISLATORS
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (US)
  > Domestic Violence (Int'l)
  > Disabled Abuse
  > Elder Abuse
DONATIONS/VOLUNTEERS
"FALSE ALLEGATIONS"
  > Memory Repression
        and/or Recovery

FOSTER CARE
  > Adoption
GENOCIDE
HATE CRIMES
  > Wartime Rape
HEALTH CARE
  > Female Genital Mutilation
HIV and AIDS (US)
  > HIV and AIDS (Int'l)
  > Pediatric HIV and AIDS
HOTLINES (US)
HOTLINES (Int'l)
HUMAN TRAFFICKING
  > Bonded Labor
  > Exploitation of Immigrants
        by Traffickers/Employers

  > Human Organ Trafficking
INFANT ABANDONMENT (U.S.)
> Infant Abandonment (Int'l)
JUVENILE JUSTICE (US)
  > Juvenile Justice (Int'l)
  > Juvenile Corrections
  > Juveniles Tried/Sentenced
        as Adults

LEGAL RESOURCES
LESBIAN, GAY, BI and
  TRANSGENDER

  > Articles & Commentary
MENTAL HEALTH
  > Anxiety Related Disorders
  > Crisis Intervention
  > Depression
  > Dissociative Disorders
  > Eating Disorders (U.S.)
  > Eating Disorders (Int'l)
  > Erotomania
  > Munchausen's Syndrome
        by Proxy

  > Self Injury
  > Substance Abuse (U.S.)
  > Substance Abuse (Int'l)
  > Traumatic Stress Disorders
  > Trichotillomania
        (Hair Pulling)

MISSING CHILDREN
  > Parental Abduction
PAIN MANAGEMENT
PARENTING RESOURCES
  > Corporal Punishment
  > Teen/Young Adult Parents
PETS/ASSISTANCE ANIMALS
  > Abuse and Domestic Violence
  > Abuse: Diagnostic Indicators
  > Animal Companionship
  > Animal Rescue and
        Rehabilitation

  > Animals for Comfort
        Therapy and Court Escorts

  > Assistance/Therapy Training
RISK TO YOUTH
  >Bullying
  >Online Suicides
SEX OFFENDERS
SEXUAL ASSAULT
  > Acquaintance/Date Rape
  > Drug-Facilitated Rape
  > Prison Rape
  > "Rape Culture"
  > Rape as a Weapon of War
  > Sexual Harassment
STALKING
THEOCRACY AS FASCISM
UN CONVENTION ON THE
   RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

VICTIM RESOURCES
  > Resources for Coping
YOUTH VIOLENCE
EMAIL US WITH
  ADDITIONS & UPDATES

ADD RESOURCES
  TO YOUR SITE


VACHSS    BIO    WRITINGS    ARTICLES    INTERVIEWS    FAQ    UPDATES
MISSION   FREE DOWNLOADS   GALLERY   DOGS   INSIDERS   RESOURCES

Search The Zero || Site Map || Technical Help || Linkage || Contact The Zero || Main Page

The Zero © 1996-2014 Andrew Vachss. All rights reserved.

How to Cite Articles and Other Material from The Zero
The URL for this page is: