Today, long articels and documentations about this crime among Kurdish girls,are being published, like this one at the Kurdish magazine “Avesta”:
WADI e.V. and numerous courageous Kurdish men and women with whom they co-operate make it impossible to overlook any longer the suffering of girls and women in Middle East because of Female Genital Mutilation. In Feburary 2010, WADI e.V. will present their full study on genital mutilations in Iraq, together with Human Rights Watch.
At http://www.stopfgmkurdistan.org you find more detailed information about FGM in Iraq. It’s worth to have a look!
At the current Human Rights-Festival “Thishumanworld” in Vienna, there are two documentaries presented about Female Genital Mutilation in Iraq and Iran: “Handful of Ash” by Nabaz Ahmed, co-produced by WADI, about FGM in Iraq, a film that has been presented in Germany last year already,http://www.thishumanworld.com/jart/prj3/thw/main.jart?rel=de&reserve-mode=active&content-id=1257943646642&show_prdouktion=1257943655162
and “In the Name of tradition” about FGM in Iran, by Kameel Ahmady, where about 70% of girls become victims of thet crime: http://www.thishumanworld.com/jart/prj3/thw/main.jart?rel=de&reserve-mode=active&content-id=1257943646642&show_prdouktion=1258524313824