Female genital mutilation (FGM)
FGM means any procedure involving the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or any other injury to the female genital organs for non medical reasons. Each year 3 million girls undergo FGM, often without anaesthetic. FGM is extremely common in Iraqi Kurdistan and is on the increase in other parts of the Middle East.
On 10th October, the eve of the Day of the Girl, the Iranian & Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) are proud to launch our new RIGHT TO KNOW campaign, to tackle “honour” […]
PRESS RELEASE FGM Zero Tolerance Day – UK must get serious 6 February 2012 Ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilation (FGM) on Monday, The Foundation […]
IKWRO international conference Whose honour are we talking about? 17 November 2011
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 […]