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A Study of Female Genital Mutilation 8

A Study of Female Genital Mutilation

Posted on Oct 8, 2013 in Somaliland

If you are interested in reading about the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) from every angle, then you’ll definitely want to look at the Africa Journal of Urology. This entire issue is dedicated...

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My Work is Not Done – by Wanda Chestnut 0

My Work is Not Done – by Wanda Chestnut

Posted on Jun 25, 2013 in Blog

This article is by Wanda Chestnut, RN, DHSc, an HIV/AIDS Specialist from Glen Dale, Maryland. Even while working full time, and completing her advanced degrees, Wanda managed to participate in three medical...

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Edna Adan Ismail: a Somali Inspiration 6

Edna Adan Ismail: a Somali Inspiration

Posted on Sep 20, 2012 in Edna Adan

The following profile was written by Joanne Butcher, BA Politics, University of Sheffield, and published here: Edna Adan Ismail: a Somali Inspiration Born in Hargeisa in 1937, Edna Adan Ismail is one of...

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Ask Edna

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Edna Adan, Somaliland

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) has published to her web site, Off The Sidelines, a page of Questions and Answers, questions from her Book Club members addressed to Edna Adan. The goal of Sen....

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Edna in Washington 4

Edna in Washington

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Edna Adan

Edna was invited to Capitol Hill to participate in the 4th Annual International Women’s Day Breakfast, sponsored by Women Thrive Worldwide, on March 1. Edna spoke about the issue of Female Genital...

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Meet Edna in Los Angeles

Posted on Nov 12, 2011 in Edna Adan

We’ve bumped this message back to the top of the page. It’s coming up soon, the weekend before Thanksgiving. Edna Adan plans to visit the Women Hold Up Half The Sky exhibit at the Skirball...

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FGM: Torturing Girls 0

FGM: Torturing Girls

Posted on May 12, 2011 in Somaliland

In the third article in a series from Somaliland, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof writes about the persistence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) despite concentrated efforts to eliminate the...

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African Communities Abandon FGM 0

African Communities Abandon FGM

Posted on Feb 6, 2011 in Blog

All across Africa, thousands of communities are abandoning the practice of Female Genital Mutilation, establishing a new social norm. Julia Lalla-Maharajh reports for The Daily Beast from The Gambia: For me,...

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