female genital mutilation

crime

The Female Genital Mutilation Scandal Tearing a Community Apart

A high-stakes criminal case is forcing a tight-knit Midwestern Muslim sect to reckon with its most dangerous practice.
Beenish Ahmed
5.16.17
Culture

What I Did When My Daughter Asked to be Circumcised

A shocking request sends a mother on a quest to learn more.
Indanavetta Putri
12.3.16
Stuff

If the British Government Want to End FGM, Why Are They About to Return a 'Cutter' Back to the Gambia?

Gambian refugee Maimuna Jawo applied for UK asylum to campaign for the rights of both FGM survivors and future victims, but she feels like the British government have treated her like a criminal.
Charlotte England
6.1.15
The Off the Deep End Issue

Egypt Is in Dire Need of Sex Education

How do people – especially women – learn about sex in a country where sex is taboo?
Angelina Fanous
3.11.15
News

Female Circumcision Is Becoming More Popular in Malaysia

In a recent study, 93 percent of Malaysian Muslim women admitted to being circumcised. We took a look at what's driving this painful boom.
Marta Kasztelan
2.22.15
Stuff

Vampires, Bitcoins, & Coral Cities: Latest on VICE

Vampires in Louisiana, colourful coral cities, bitcoin mines and reversing female genital mutilation. This is the latest on VICE.
VICE Staff
2.9.15
Stuff

A Clitoris Was Successfully Reconstructed for the First Time in Sweden the Other Week

I interviewed Dr. Hannes Sigurjónsson, who performed the surgery.
Rasmus Elfton
2.2.15
Stuff

'FGM Should Be Everybody's Business' – We Spoke to a FGM Activist About the Lifelong Impact of Cutting

Due to the secrecy that surrounds FGM, the true extent of the practise in Western countries isn't known. We spoke to the director of No FGM Australia, the Human Rights Award-winning charity that works to abolish FGM and supports those at risk.
Phoebe Hurst
1.13.15
Stuff

14 Important Battles Won by Women in 2014

What? You thought the last 12 months was just a plague of misogynist arseholes? Think again.
Eleanor Morgan
12.18.14
News

Should Designer Vaginas Really Be Illegal In the UK?

Theresa May and anti-FGM campaigners reckon so, but the thousands of British women getting labiaplasty each year don't agree.
Frankie Mullin
12.17.14