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  • 01:46 Somalia's New Tough Law Against Sex Abuse

    Somalia's New Tough Law Against Sex Abuse

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    Somalia is promising tough new laws against sexual violence and Female Genital Mutilation. Both are perpetrated on a regular basis, according to activists. But they often go unreported because of the stigma attached to victims in the country. This report

  • 00:53 Church Of Uganda Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

    Church Of Uganda Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

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    Church of Uganda has joined the fight to condemn the inhumane practice of Female Genital Mutilation. Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Stanley Ntagali together with the United Nations Population Fund held a sensitization campaign in Kapchorwa

  • 04:17 Kenya Running Campaign To End Female Genital Mutilation

    Kenya Running Campaign To End Female Genital Mutilation

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    Here's the final report in our series on the protection of basic rights for African girls.It's been five years since Kenya banned female genital mutilation.And there's an ongoing campaign to try and change age-old attitudes toward this traditional rite. A

  • 02:07 Egypt Introduces New Penalties For Female Genital Mutilation

    Egypt Introduces New Penalties For Female Genital Mutilation

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    An Egyptian law introduces harsher punishment for violations of the country's ban on Female Genital Mutilation. A recent study shows that 92-percent of Egyptian women aged between 15 and 49 undergo the procedure. However, experts say harsher punishments a

  • 01:53 Two Women Face Prison In Tanzania For Performing FGM On Teenage Girl

    Two Women Face Prison In Tanzania For Performing FGM On Teenage Girl

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    In Tanzania, two women have been sentenced to three years in prison for performing female genital mutilation on a teenage girl. One of the women was the victim's grandmother. It could mark a shift in attitudes towards FGM, as Lucy Taylor reports