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From TheJournal.ie 'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly' FGM

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly'

Women in Kenya are fighting back against FGM, child marriage and gender-based violence.

From TheJournal.ie How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM Cutting

How people in Cork are fighting back against FGM

“People don’t speak about it unless a victim of this heinous crime speaks out.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash' Threats And Intimidation

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'

About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls' FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

From TheJournal.ie From 0.03% to 91%: Just how pure are the illegal drugs sold in Ireland? Mixing Agents

From 0.03% to 91%: Just how pure are the illegal drugs sold in Ireland?

New analysis of garda seizures show that taking street drugs can be “a game of chance”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I stopped self-harming, the thoughts of suicide are gone and I don't judge myself' Mental Health

'I stopped self-harming, the thoughts of suicide are gone and I don't judge myself'

There is a breakthrough therapy helping Ireland to tackle the high incidence of suicide and self harm.

Tree re-plants itself after being chopped up

Deep roots.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation Violence Against Girls

Column: 'It was done one day without warning' – a terrifying story of genital mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia with the aim of reducing a women’s enjoyment of sex. This abominable practise must be stopped, writes David Dalton.

From TheJournal.ie Turf cutters claim victory as minister says they must "work within the law" Turf Cutters This post contains images

Turf cutters claim victory as minister says they must "work within the law"

An overnight stand-off at a bog in Galway ended today.