The operation of female circumcision is performed in different communities by a variety of people and with various tools. In more educated communities, a trained doctor performs the operation with sterilized equipment.
Female circumcision, or as is commonly termed by the West , female genital mutilation, has been a hot topic in many congresses and many NGOs (not to mention the media) for many years now.
Millions of humans all over the globe observe today the World Cancer Day which takes place annually on February 4.
World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on February 2. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on February 2, 1971.
The 9th International Conference on Robotics, Vision, Signal Processing & Power Applications (ROVISP) is organized by School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia.
A Japanese firm said Monday it would open the world's first fully automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process, from watering seedlings to harvesting crops.
Olympic Games in Brazil in August heighten need for awareness of this emerging virus.
The use of robots in warfare, although traditionally a topic for science fiction, is being researched as a possible future means of fighting wars. Already several military robots have been developed by various armies.
Astronomers and other scientists in the United States and Europe are working on ways to make Earth avoid asteroids that may lie on collision course with it.
The World Future Energy Summit 2016 started yesterday in the UAE. The summit is hosted by Masdar at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from January 18 to 21.
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has announced its continued support for the International Water Summit (IWS). The latest summit is being held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibit Centre 18-21 January 2016.