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# akidwa - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

# akidwa - 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.

# akidwa - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation FGM

'It's a serious form of child abuse': Thousands of girls in Ireland at risk of female genital mutilation

An estimated 6,000 females in Ireland have already undergone the harmful procedure.

# akidwa - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

"A human rights violaton, worse than child abuse" - committee on genital mutilation wants action from gardaí FGM

"A human rights violaton, worse than child abuse" - committee on genital mutilation wants action from gardaí

An Eritrean national, herself the subject of FGM, says she hopes a full prosecution will follow in the case of a man arrested in Dublin in connection with the suspected mutilation of a baby girl.

# akidwa - Friday 23 May, 2014

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# akidwa - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Government urged to make paying for sex illegal in Ireland

A conference in Dublin today will hear that 97 per cent of those working in the prostitution industry in Ireland are migrants.

# akidwa - Friday 30 March, 2012

Column: Institutional racism? It’s regular – just look around you

People associate racism with name-calling or physical assaults. But in Ireland it can be as subtle as a letter, writes Salome Mbugua.

# akidwa - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland

Over 3,000 women living in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM.