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Published on Apr 29, 2012

Egyptian-American writer Mona Eltahawy calls for better treatment of women in the Middle East. CNN's Jim Clancy reports.

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Why Do They Hate Us?
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles...
"Not a single Arab country ranks in the top 100 in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report, putting the region as a whole solidly at the planet's rock bottom. Poor or rich, we all hate our women."

100,000 women undergo brutal genital mutilation illegally in Britain (and some of the victims are as young as TEN)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...
"As many as 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations with medics in the UK offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as young as 10, it has been reported ... Research suggests that every year up to 6,000 girls in London are at risk of the potentially fatal procedure, and more than 22,000 in the UK as a whole."

Female genital mutilation
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/crime/vi...
In the UK, it is estimated that up to 24,000 girls under the age of 15 are at risk of female genital mutilation. Across government work is taking place top tackle this cruel and brutal practice.

PRESS RELEASE: Female Genital Mutilation in Iraq / Study shows: FGM common in Kirkuk
http://www.mesop.de/2012/04/10/press-...
"For the first time, an empirical study proved that female genital mutilation is also prevalent in parts of Iraq beyond the borders of the Kurdish Region. WADI and the local women's rights organization PANA have conducted an in-depth research about the existence and background of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Kirkuk. They interviewed 1212 women above the age of 14 and asked each of them 61 questions."

Study shows: Majority of Kurdish Women in Iraq Victims of Genital Mutilation
http://www.stopfgmkurdistan.org/html/...
"Arbil (Iraq) | Berlin: On the occasion of the International Action Day against Female Genital Mutilation, a representative empirical study on Ā»Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi-KurdistanĀ« is going to be presented on February 6. A 40 page report summarizes the results of a one-and-a-half year empirical study conducted by the German relief organization WADI. The numbers presented in the report are alarming: A vast majority of women in Iraqi-Kurdistan have undergone FGM with some regions reaching a top ratio of more than 80 percent."
http://www.stopfgmkurdistan.org/study...

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