To mark UN International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Norwegian news outlets Bistandsaktuelt and Nettavisen published new data highlighting Population Council research on Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C).
Recent research in East and Southern Africa suggests that post-rape services intended for adults are increasingly frequented by girls, many between the ages of 11-14.
News Deeply explores efforts by young people in Nairobi to encourage their peers to talk and learn about sex before they start becoming sexually active. The article sets the context with recent research from the Population Council on the risks and vulnerabilities of adolescent girls in two marginalized areas of Kenya.