Clitoridectomies: Female Genital Mutilation c.1860-2014

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Breast Cancer isn’t Pink

Tackling a racial gap in breast cancer survival is an article on the New York Times website that draws attention to the detail, Despite 20 years of pink ribbon awareness campaigns and numerous advances in medical treatment that have sharply improved survival rates for women with breast cancer in the United States, the vast majority of... Continue Reading →

Victims of FGM and charities that fight against it must be involved in government eradication efforts

Today, on International Women’s Day, David Cameron is set to announce the largest international investment ever to fight Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Earlier this week Lynne Featherstone MP laid out ambitious plans to eradicate FGM within a generation. But this Government initiative - a hugely welcome one - must not forget the long-running efforts of... Continue Reading →

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