Rising Rates of FGM in Ireland

Images from Ogilvy and Mather London’s “It Happens Here” anti-FGM ad campaign. 6th February 2020 marked the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. Despite Female genital mutilation being illegal in the European Union, as well as being...

15 February 2019: Just Leave Girls Alone

Sign at the Phare Circus in Siem Reap. Photo: Ashley E. Remer Shout it from the rooftops, every street corner and down the valleys! LEAVE GIRLS ALONE! Stop aborting them (just because they are girls). Stop cutting out their genitalia! Don’t touch them in...

Girl’s Circumcision Headdress

  This headdress was worn by a Maasai girl less than fifty years ago. Native to southern Kenya and northern Tanzania, the Maasai are a semi-nomadic people, known for living alongside animals and an aversion to eating game and birds. Because of their lifestyle,...

Rights Of The Girl: Our responsibility to the girls of the future

As the UN declared December 10th Human Rights Day, we thought we’d take a look at the rights of children and girls, and what the international¬¨‚Ćcommunity is doing for them. In 1989, governments from around the world adopted the UN Convention on the Rights of the...

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