News on Female genital mutilation

17 Octubre 2011
In the News
SARE HAROUNA, Senegal — When Aissatou Kande was a little girl, her family followed a tradition considered essential to her suitability to marry. Her clitoris was sliced off with nothing to dull the pain. But on her... Read more
21 Octubre 2011
News
NAIROBI --- Participants at an international conference on research, healthcare and preventive measures related to female genital mutilation/ cutting called for the creation an African Coordinating Centre for... Read more
20 Febrero 2011
In the News
AFAR, Ethiopia — An official declaration marking the abandonment of female genital cutting was issued recently in the Amibara and the Awash-Fentale districts of Ethiopia’s Afar Region. The effort to abandon cutting... Read more
3 Marzo 2011
News
 UNITED NATIONS, New York — UNFPA played an active role in this year's Commission on the Status of Women, which focused on women’s and girls’ access to education, training, science and technology, including the... Read more
5 Marzo 2010
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York — People are critical agents of change in all cultures, who must be engaged to promote the rights of women and protect them from violence, said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA,... Read more
2 Noviembre 2009
News
NEW YORK — The definitive story behind the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and how it has changed the world over the course of the last 15 years is detailed in the newly released book... Read more
15 Octubre 2009
News
DAKAR, Senegal – Nearly 35 participants from UNFPA country offices in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Arab States, Asia and Europe, along with partners from governments and the civil society, met here this... Read more
11 Febrero 2002
News
Imams in Senegal's Tambacounda and Kolda regions have expressed support for the work of the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), especially for its $11.5 million country programme for 2002-06, which includes $8... Read more
11 Septiembre 2009
News
NAIROBI, Kenya — Though political instability, violence and chaos surround them, surgeons and backup teams dedicated to ending the misery of obstetric fistula continue their work in Somalia. The gratitude of their... Read more
23 Septiembre 2004
News
Betty Cheboi sits uneasily on a small wooden bench in her ramshackle shop perched on the edge of a jagged ravine in the remote hill community of Kapchorwa, near Mt. Elgon in western Uganda. A tiny woman, Betty is... Read more

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