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# action-aid - Saturday 7 December, 2019

'There was no anaesthetic, nothing': Call for urgent action to protect girls in Ireland from FGM

Ireland’s first conviction for female genital mutilation has highlighted how girls are at risk here.

# action-aid - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly' FGM

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly'

Women in Kenya are fighting back against FGM, child marriage and gender-based violence.

# action-aid - Sunday 18 March, 2018

How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM

“People don’t speak about it unless a victim of this heinous crime speaks out.”

# action-aid - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'

About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.

# action-aid - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

10% of girls in Nepal are married by the age of 15 and 37% by the age of 18.

# action-aid - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls' FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.