World Lens — Week in Review: July 26

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  • British newspaper The Voice was granted access to the 2012 Olympic games.
  • Oprah Winfrey visits India
  • Nine Ivorian women sentenced over genital mutilation
  • Haitians sue U.S. Catholic school over sexual abuse
  • Caribbean nations send 300 delegates to AIDS 2012
  • Cuba’s cancels carnival parades over cholera outbreak
  • Holy month of Ramadan begins
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
  • America’s religious right touts anti-gay laws in Africa
  • Drug-resistant AIDS poses an increased threat
  • Ghana’s President John Atta Mills dies at age 68

Nine Ivorian Women Sentenced Over Genital Mutilation

Nine women in Ivory Coast were sentenced to two years in prison each for involvement in female genital mutilation, marking the first time such a case results in jail time in the West African nation.
 
(Photo: SIA KAMBOU/AFP/GettyImages)

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