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News Topic - UNICEF

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One chart that shows the horrifying scale of FGM around the world Unicef estimates there are over 200 million global victims of female genital mutilation
The Independent | Feb 6, 2016 11:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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70 Million More Girls Underwent Genital Cutting Than Previously Thought, UNICEF Finds While the global rate of female genital mutilation is declining, a new report shows that more work needs to be done to end the harmful practice. At least 200 million women and girls alive today have suffered from female genital mutilation across 30 countr
Yahoo! News | Feb 6, 2016 12:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN agencies mobilize to support Government response after Benin confirms cases of Lassa fever After the identification of four cases of Lassa fever in Benin, the Government, backed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has immediately launched started a response against the epidemic, the agencies
UN News Centre | Feb 5, 2016 6:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The facts you should know about female genital mutilation video As the world marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, UNICEF figures reveal that 70 million more women than previously thought have been cut. The UKs leading FGM consultant Dr Comfort Momoh MBE explains what FGM is and its
The Guardian | Feb 5, 2016 5:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This Week in Linux News: UNICEF Funds Open Source Tech for Children, Ubuntu Convergence Arrives, and More Read full story for latest details. | Feb 5, 2016 5:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN: Female Genital Mutilation More Widespread Than Thought Millions more girls and women worldwide are victims of female genital mutilation than previously thought, according to UNICEF, the U.N. children's agency. A report released Thursday says at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone ritu
Voice of America | Feb 5, 2016 02:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Unicef Report Finds Female Genital Cutting to Be Common in Indonesia A study by the agency found that the practice, long known as a ritual in Africa and parts of the Middle East, included almost half the women of Indonesia.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nearly 70m more females estimated to endure FGM than in 2014 Figures released by UN children's agency as UNICEF calls for the practice to be eliminated | Feb 5, 2016 01:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Number of FGM victims found to be 70 million higher than thought Half of girls and women cut live in just three countries as Unicef statistics reveal shocking global scale of barbaric ritualThe huge global scale of female genital mutilation has been revealed in disturbing new statistics, which show at least 200 million
The Guardian | Feb 5, 2016 12:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Female Genital Mutliation More Widespread Than Previously Thought, UNICEF Says At least 200 million people in 30 countries have experienced female genital mutilation, a new study finds | Feb 5, 2016 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend