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FGM

HONOURING GIRLS

DATE : July 28, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

HONOURING GIRLS…. It was a great honour to be invited to attend The Girl Summit in UK which was hosted by the UK Government and United Nations Children’s Fund. www.girlsummitpledge.com But before I got there, I had to get a badge. Having experienced government bureaucracy in other countries, it was a pleasant surprise to reach […]

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Statement made at UNHRC 26th Session June 16, 2014

DATE : June 16, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

United Nations Human Rights Council: 26th Session (10th – 27th June 2014) High-level panel discussion on the identification of good practices in combating FGM, Monday 16th June 2014, Speaker: CfI Representative, Raheel Raza FGM: Culture or Religion is no Excuse[1] Female Genital Multilation (FGM) is a practice often upheld by a number of cultural and […]

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