Archive for the ‘Female genital mutilation (FGM)’ Category

Asylum Aid recently exposed very high rates of refusal for women seeking asylum in the UK. Russell Hargrave has written a guest blog to tell us more: The typical image of a political refugee is of a single male, fleeing conflict in which he has become embroiled at home. But in 2009 more than 7000 women applied […]

IKWRO explains why the government’s new action plan on violence against women and girls does do enough for victims of ‘honour’ based violence

In Iraqi Kurdistan more than two thirds of women have undergone female genital mutilation. IKWRO marks the international day of zero tolerance to FGM with an article on FGM in the Middle East.

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