Brooklyn Beckham, Hana Cross, Cruz Beckham, Romeo Beckham, Harper Beckham, David Beckham and Dame Anna Wintour attend the Victoria Beckham show during London Fashion Week at Tate Britain. Photograph:  David M Benett/Getty Images

Victoria Beckham’s family turned out in force to support the designer at London Fashion Week where she put on an acclaimed show at Tate Britain art mu(...)

Female genital mutilation: Monica Cheptilak says she was the “chairperson of the knife cutters” in her tribe before FGM was outlawed in Uganda, in 2010. She shows her tool. Photograph: Sally Hayden

Across northeast Uganda, reformed “cutters” are apologising for their sins. “I used the same knife on seven girls,” one gap-toothed woman is announcin(...)

Ibrahim Talal, from Syria, on Agamy Beach, Alexandria: “This is not where I want to be.” Photograph: Peter Biro/European Union/Echo

“This,” says Ibrahim Talal, sweeping his hand in a dismissive gesture that takes in the teeming high-rise of Alexandria, a city of five million crushe(...)

US president Donald Trump. The UN Population Fund said it regrets the US decision to end funding, which it said is based on an “erroneous claim” that the agency supports coercive abortion or involuntary sterilisation in China. Photograph: Eric Thayer/The New York Times

The US state separtment said on Monday that it was ending US funding for the United Nations Population Fund, the international body’s agency focused o(...)

 Labour TD Jan O Sullivan, Hannah Ghafoor-Butt, UNFPA director Dr Babatunde Osotimehin  and Minister of State  Marcella Corcoran Kennedy at  launch of “State of the World Population” report for 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has told of how, when practising as a doctor in his home country Nigeria, a moth(...)