Archives for posts with tag: FGM
Empowering Young #Women & Advancing “GenderParity
From Diplomat Artist Buzz – Ashley Judd, new UN Goodwill Ambassador, on the empowerment of women –MORE–

From Diplomat Artist Buzz – Culture on human rights, women & animals
http://diplomatartist.com/when-human-rights-abuses-masquerade-as-culture-fgm/

Women in Nepal.
5 Most Dangerous Countries for Women
Recommended by Susan Sacirbey – Excellent, well-documented article by Khushbu Kapadia, ‪#‎StudentDiplomat‬ from Montclair State University that should be required reading for anyone interested in social justice & human rights. Read on to find out the five most dangerous countries for women.
http://diplomatartist.com/5-most-dangerous-countries-for-women/

02-06-2013cuttingfemales
“Ending FGM is part of UN’s unwavering campaign for the health, human rights & empowerment of women & girls,” said Mr. Ban. “We salute the girls & women who have fought against FGM & reclaimed their bodies & now need them to be the norm rather than the exception.”
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49205#.VFKoR-eBG2n

#endFGM

Today is, International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. We call on men to make their voices heard against this human right’s violation of girls & women.

Watch Film Report: WOMAN REFUGEE HELPS REFUGEES’ EDUCATION & CONFRONTING VIOLENCE
She is former refugee from Somalia who has returned home to help other refugees and particularly women/girls to gain education and confront violence & FGM. 
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/woman-refugee-helps-refugees-education-confronting-violence/31535Image