Dialyma’s father had forbidden his mother to cut his daughter. The grandmother cut Dialyma against her wishes. Now her father has joined a growing movement fighting to end female genital mutilation. He says change must come from the grassroots.
UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin on International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM/C
On the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin calls the practice a global problem requiring immediate and targeted solutions.
30 November 2012 General Assembly Committee Calls for Stronger Global Efforts to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting UNITED NATIONS -- The Third Committee of the General Assembly this week adopted a resolution calling (Read More)
24 September 2012 Using the Opportunity of the General Assembly to Speak Out Against FGM/C A high-level side event at the 67 Session of the UN General Assembly called for increased commitment (Read More)
15 June 2012 In Sudan: Changing Labels, Changing Lives Ghalfa, the Sudanese word describing a girl who has not had her genitals ritually cut, carries connotations (Read More)
22 May 2012 Tide is Turning Against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting For centuries, female genital mutilation or cutting has been practiced throughout much of Africa. But (Read More)
29 February 2012 Executive Director, Angelique Kidjo Call for an End to Female Genital Mutilation UNITED NATIONS, New York --- A senior United Nations official and the renowned singer-songwriter Angélique (Read More)