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#FGM

# fgm - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

May 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 327 Views 41 Comments

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# fgm - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Column: 'Africa is not a single country, many countries and cultures make up the continent'
# Africa Day
# Africa Day

Column: 'Africa is not a single country, many countries and cultures make up the continent'

May 20th 2014, 1:03 PM 145 Views 58 Comments

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this week. Here, writer and broadcaster Carol Azams writes about her life in Ireland.

# fgm - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Woman arrested at Heathrow Airport for conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation
# FGM
# FGM

Woman arrested at Heathrow Airport for conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation

May 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 20,658 Views 30 Comments

A 13-year-old girl travelling with her has been taken into care.

# fgm - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Ireland's first "landmark" female genital mutilation clinic to open today
# FGM
# FGM

Ireland's first "landmark" female genital mutilation clinic to open today

May 7th 2014, 6:15 AM 77,326 Views 156 Comments

Almost 4,000 women in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM. FGM is illegal in this country.

# fgm - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation
# Violence Against Girls
# Violence Against Girls

Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation

Feb 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 1,545 Views 61 Comments

Female Genital Mutilation involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia with the aim of reducing a women’s enjoyment of sex. This abominable practise must be stopped, writes David Dalton.

# fgm - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

VIDEO: Swedish minister under pressure over "tasteless racist spectacle"
# Controversial Cake
# Controversial Cake

VIDEO: Swedish minister under pressure over "tasteless racist spectacle"

Apr 18th 2012, 9:28 AM 5,563 Views 57 Comments

Minister participated in an art installation which depicted the genital mutilation of a prostrate black woman.

# fgm - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland
# Women
# Women

Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland

Mar 28th 2012, 8:28 PM 8,886 Views 68 Comments

Over 3,000 women living in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM.

# fgm - Friday 10 February, 2012

More than 3,000 women in Ireland subjected to genital mutilation, says TD
# FGM
# FGM

More than 3,000 women in Ireland subjected to genital mutilation, says TD

Feb 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,814 Views 45 Comments

Jerry Buttimer was speaking as the Government moved to crack down on the practice.