FGM: number of victims found to be 70 million higher than thought

The Guardian, 5 February 2015

The huge global scale of female genital mutilation has been revealed in disturbing new statistics, which show at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone ritual cutting, half of them living in just three countries.

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Kenya court urges change to law criminalizing women who pass HIV to baby

Reuters, Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:45am EDT

Human rights groups have welcomed moves to change a Kenyan law passed to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS, which criminalizes pregnant women who pass HIV/AIDS to their babies, saying it discouraged people from finding out their status.

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