Coming SOON! The General Assembly FGM Ban … Thank you, Khady, No Peace Without Justice, Emma Bonino and allies …

Geneva HRC Khady

Khady with Alvilda Jablonko, Efua Dorkenoo and Berhane Ras-Work at a High Level Panel, U.N. Human Rights Council Session 17. Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. 1 June 2011.

Banning Female   Genital Mutilation

The   U.N. is set to call for a total ban on the practice, but we must act to   ensure that governments …

In today’s NYTimes, Emma Bonino celebrates a momentous victory, anticipating tomorrow’s passage by consensus of a BAN FGM Worldwide proposal. You will find the history of this effort to bring about a General Assembly resolution in Khady’s Blood Stains. A Child of Africa Reclaims Her Human Rights, which opens and closes with the narrator’s participation at the U.N. as a lobbyist against this widespread and egregious abuse.  See also


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