Press review June 2021

Every month, the Community of Practice publishes not one but TWO press reviews with the latest news and tools on Female Genital Mutilation – one with English material and one with French.

You can read the press reviews for June 2021 by clicking below. 

Headlines of the English press review

  • June Thematic Discussion: Intergenerational aspects of FGM
  • Modou Lamin Davies: Men and our duty to speak up against FGM
  • “I am a Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation survivor who’s finally having her #MeToo moment”
  • Spotlight initiative: Traditional practitioners leave FGM for farming in Liberia
  • EU-UN laments poor enforcement of FGM laws in Nigeria
  • Intersections between Climate Change and FGM among the Maasai of Kajiado Country, Kenya
  • Statement by Dr Natalia Kanem, Executive Director UNFPA, at a high-level panel on FGM
  • Somalia’s Puntland Region takes major first step to ban FGM

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