Ergebnisse zum Schlagwort: Gefahr

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a common problem in the area. According to UNICEF estimates, three in four Ethiopian women have gone through FGM, but in the remote villages of Bonazuria, circumcision used to be the lot of almost every girl. Child marriage is not uncommon either. Two out of five Ethiopian girls have had to marry under the age of 18; about 20 per cent under the age of 15. 

Brianeshâs mother had been cut in her teens because her parents thought it best for their daughter. But her mother had herself suffered deliveries with complications and understood that their connection with FGM once Brianesh explained what she had learnt. Soon, Brianeshâs parents realised that female circumcision is a harmful practice, based on superstition, not something that would be best for their daughters.
Ich wollte nicht beschnitten werden von Janina Schümann

Plan International arbeitet in Äthiopien, um die Praxis der weiblichen Genitalverstümmelung und der Frühverheiratung zu stoppen. Beyenech, 16, und Brianesh, 13, weigerten sich, diese gefährlichen Praktiken durchzuführen und auch ihre Gemeinde ist gegen FGM und Frühverheiratung. Die hell-lila Schuluniform sitzt ein bisschen locker bei dem schlanken Mädchen, aber sie hat nicht einen einzelnen Fleck oder …

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