PTSD, The plight of FGM in The Gambia, Africa

Slowly changing, but unmoving: The plight of FGM in The Gambia, Africa A Stop FGM – Female Genital Mutilation sign in Bakau New Town, Gambia gives a phone number to reach for those women who want talk with someone about FGM. Image: Nichol Brummer/Flickr London, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: Rainy season in upcountry rural Gambia, is green. It is a warm, inviting blend of a thousand greens; a mixture of beautiful, calm, peaceful mingling greens. As I look around and soak in the reality … [Read more...]

UNFPA: Over 6,000 Communities Across Africa Abandon Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting – Celebrate!

    UNITY of ACTION is working ... a Time of Celebration!         Over 6,000 Communities Across Africa Abandon Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting UNITED NATIONS, New York—Over 6,000 communities have chosen to abandon the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), according to a joint United Nations programme designed to eliminate this practice, and the number is growing.       UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, are partners … [Read more...]

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