An in-depth report by a research anthropologist in London says that female genital mutilation (FGM) is prevalent in rural areas of Iran.
The trial of Dr. Dhanuson Dharmasena is the first FGM trial in the U.K. since the practice was banned in 1985.
Although it may be more hygienic, the procedure is illegal in many countries and health workers are flouting the law.
A reports looks at how technological innovation can help tackle problems faced by the world's children.
Iceland and Suriname want men to talk to men about violence against women
Claims that ISIS ordered FGM increasingly look like a hoax, analysts say
An order for female genital mutilation, if confirmed, could affect up to four million women and girls in and around Mosul
In an effort to curb female genital mutilation rates, a series of new laws are introduced in Britain