Friday, December 15, 2017
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FGM Doctor Free on Bail

DETROIT -- The doctor indicted by federal prosecutors in Michigan for performing female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM) has been granted...

MN Women Indicted in FGM Case

DETROIT -- The Minnesota mothers who consented for their daughters to have the female genital mutilation (FGM) procedure have been indicted by federal prosecutors....

Trump Admin Looks to Crack Down on FGM in the U.S.

NEW YORK — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under President Donald Trump’s administration are looking to limit the cases of female genital mutilation...

Prosecutors Announce Shocking Update on Detroit FGM Case

DETROIT -- Two young Minnesota girls who were found to be victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) may just be two of many. According...

Minnesota Senate Says “No” to FGM Legislation

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The republican-held senate will not cast a vote on enhancing the criminal penalties for female genital mutilation before midnight Monday....

Female Genital Mutilation Bill Passes the House Floor

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Representatives passed a bill on female genital mutilation (FGM) on the floor of the House Monday afternoon. Members of the...

Female Genital Mutilation Hearing Gets Heated in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers heard heartbreaking testimony about female genital mutilation (FGM) in the House Committee on Civil...

Eleventh Hour For Lawmakers in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Lawmakers in St. Paul have less than three weeks to finalize several bills before the end of the legislative session....

Minnesota Law Unclear on Criminalization of Female Genital Mutilation

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Female genital mutilation (FGM) is illegal in all 50 states, but Minnesota, and some other states, still allow parents to...