Parents bring girls as young as 3 months old to undergo the procedure that is known to cause sexual dysfunction, cysts, and birthing complications.
They also filed a lawsuit alleging a cover-up of a "pedophilia epidemic."
This case was the fourth incidence of a vegan child being hospitalized due to malnutrition and dietary problems in the last 18 months.
More than 10,000 children have gone missing since arriving in Europe as part of the migration wave which has flooded the continent. We spoke to child migrants and experts about their fate.
Little attention has been paid to the fact that at least three of those killed in a mass execution on January 2 were minors at the time of their alleged crimes. VICE News pieces together the evidence.
"No Teachers, No Doctors," and More Police Violence: How the Rio Olympics May Victimize Street Children
By siphoning government money away from social services and encouraging violent police "pacification" of poor favelas, Rio's upcoming Summer Olympics may make life even tougher for homeless children.
Saudi Arabia, the West's trusted Middle Eastern ally, may be about to execute three young men arrested for protesting when they were children. VICE News spoke to their families.
Conflict has forced nearly 2 million children out of school in the world's newest country. Recent violence at a UN-run displacement camp has put a renewed spotlight on security risks.
VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh gained exclusive access to the al Qaeda affiliate this year, spending time with the current leadership and the young generation being groomed to replace them.
Palestinian children interviewed by Human Rights Watch say they have been beaten and intimidated by Israeli soldiers before confessing to crimes in a language they don't understand.
The next jihadi generation is key to the Islamic State's survival. VICE News spoke to a Yazidi teenager who escaped sexual slavery and a man whose wife and children are in captivity in Raqqa.