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# fgm - 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.

# fgm - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Column: 'Africa is not a single country, many countries and cultures make up the continent'

Africa Day celebrations are taking place nationwide this week. Here, writer and broadcaster Carol Azams writes about her life in Ireland.

# fgm - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Woman arrested at Heathrow Airport for conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation

A 13-year-old girl travelling with her has been taken into care.

# fgm - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Ireland's first "landmark" female genital mutilation clinic to open today

Almost 4,000 women in Ireland are believed to have undergone FGM. FGM is illegal in this country.

# fgm - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia with the aim of reducing a women’s enjoyment of sex. This abominable practise must be stopped, writes David Dalton.

# fgm - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

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VIDEO: Swedish minister under pressure over "tasteless racist spectacle"

Minister participated in an art installation which depicted the genital mutilation of a prostrate black woman.

# fgm - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Female genital mutilation officially banned in Ireland

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

# fgm - Friday 10 February, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: Anglo, ministerial Mercs, and Eircom customer data…

More than 3,000 women in Ireland subjected to genital mutilation, says TD

Jerry Buttimer was speaking as the Government moved to crack down on the practice.