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Feb 25, 2019, 08:45 ET Clitoraid: 2nd humanitarian clitoral restorative surgical mission in Kenya

The U.S. based humanitarian organization, Clitoraid, is launching its 2nd clitoral restorative surgical mission in Nairobi, Kenya, March 4 - 14, 2019 ...


Feb 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Clitoraid to launch clitoris therapy for FGM victims on February 6

On Feb. 6, the United Nations' Zero Tolerance Day for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), the humanitarian organization Clitoraid will send...


May 05, 2016, 09:30 ET Clitoraid to launch MY BODY - MY CLITORIS campaign for annual Clitoris Awareness Month in May

To celebrate its annual Clitoris Awareness Month during May (which coincides with Masturbation Month*), the non-profit organization Clitoraid will...


Feb 02, 2016, 10:23 ET Clitoraid partners with 'Safe Hands for Girls' to provide clitoral repair surgery in the Gambia

Clitoraid, an international, U.S.-based humanitarian organization that provides clitoral repair surgery for survivors of female genital mutilation...


Apr 30, 2015, 10:00 ET Clitoraid launches Clitoris Awareness Awards to kick off its annual Clitoris Awareness Week

With this year's Clitoris Awareness Week (May 3-10) about to begin, a statement released today by U.S.-based organization Clitoraid announced the...


Jul 07, 2014, 10:00 ET Clitoraid and Raelian Movement win major defamation case in West Africa

In a verdict released on June 30, the Ouagadougou Supreme Court of Burkina Faso, West Africa, found Professor Charlemagne Marie Ouedraogo guilty of...


Mar 18, 2014, 10:00 ET Clitoraid surgeries thwarted by Burkina Faso's revocation of doctors' licenses

Medical licenses previously granted to the American medical staff of Clitoraid, a nonprofit organization that helps victims of female genital...


Mar 06, 2014, 08:11 ET Les médecins bénévoles de Clitoraid réalisent 13 opérations en 2 jours sur des victimes de MGF alors que la campagne de dénigrement de l'Église catholique se poursuit

Alors que l'équipe de bénévoles de Clitoraid attend toujours l'autorisation nécessaire à l'ouverture de son nouveau centre médical au Burkina Faso, à ...


Mar 04, 2014, 10:00 ET Catholic Church prevents March 7 opening of Clitoraid's 'Pleasure Hospital'

According to a statement released today by the nonprofit organization Clitoraid, pressure from the Catholic Church and other detractors of the...


Feb 10, 2014, 10:00 ET World's 1st Clitoral Repair Hospital for FGM Victims to Open in West Africa on March 7

The world's first clitoral repair hospital for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, will open on...


Sep 05, 2013, 10:00 ET Clitoraid surgeon to speak about clitoral restorative surgery for FGM victims

"Female Genital Mutation (FGM), once a horrific, regional tradition that mostly affected the millions of women living in Africa and the Middle East,...


May 03, 2013, 10:00 ET Clitoraid launches 'International Clitoris Awareness Week'

"Clitoraid is proud to announce its first annual International Clitoris Awareness Week, May 6 to May 12," said Nadine Gary, Clitoraid spokesperson,...


Mar 08, 2012, 08:00 ET Clitoraid Announces New Developments in Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

A U.S.-based, nonprofit organization's fight against female genital mutilation (FGM) enters a new and expanded phase today, according to a statement...


Feb 09, 2011, 07:30 ET Raelian Women Worldwide Invite Humanity to Celebrate February as 'Women's Sexual Pleasure Month' and Share Their 'Comings'

A worldwide group of Raelian women with a wide range of backgrounds have declared February "Women's Sexual Pleasure Month," and they're hoping the...


Feb 03, 2011, 07:30 ET Clitoraid Proposes 'Healing Day' to Take 'Zero Tolerance Day' a Big Step Further

USA-based Clitoraid, a non-profit organization launched by the spiritual leader Rael, announced today that it will not only sponsor a number of...


Aug 19, 2010, 09:36 ET Clitoraid and Dr. Marci Bowers Urgently Request Correction to Recent AP Article

Following the Aug. 10, 2010 publication of an Associated Press article, "Female circumcision victims seek out Colo. doctor," by Catherine Tsai, the...


Apr 20, 2010, 03:52 ET Victims Themselves Answer San Francisco Chronicle Critics of Clitoraid

The San Francisco Chronicle, through Caille Millner's April 14 column "Wrong Approach to ending Genital Mutilation," successfully bullied the San...


Apr 12, 2010, 12:00 ET Woman Raped and Genitally Mutilated by Saudi Employer Seeks Help, Hopes to Receive Surgical Repair Through CLITORAID

"I was repeatedly raped and also circumcised* by my employer," a female U.S. resident recently told CLITORAID (www.Clitoraid.org), a nonprofit...


Mar 24, 2010, 11:00 ET Clitoraid-assisted FGM Patient, 33, Celebrates First Orgasm!

A 33-year-old victim of female genital mutilation (FGM) was ecstatic when she made an after-midnight phone call to Clitoraid head patient coordinator ...