Shifting Sands

Author: Bríd Hehir

FGM England

UK FGM industry

Questioning the basis for the UK FGM ‘industry’

September 25, 2017 Comments Off on Questioning the basis for the UK FGM ‘industry’

When a rare crime like FGM is considered a hidden one, injustice results.

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Johnsdotter debates FGM

Swedish debate about FGM

August 28, 2017 Comments Off on Swedish debate about FGM

This summer, a frank exchange of views took place in Sweden

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Narcissism & genital enhancement

The narcissism of female genital enhancement

August 14, 2017 Comments Off on The narcissism of female genital enhancement

The lecture, Narcissism and identity-determinism helped explain why we’ve become so absorbed with changing our bodies and why young, western women are increasingly opting for genital enhancements.

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FGMPO's: Who benefits?

FGM Protection Orders: Who benefits?

August 7, 2017 Comments Off on FGM Protection Orders: Who benefits?

‘Female genital mutilation’ (FGM), no matter the type or severity,

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FGM report 2016-17

Still no UK FGM epidemic

July 7, 2017 Comments Off on Still no UK FGM epidemic

Commentators often ask in bewilderment why nobody is being prosecuted for FGM in the UK.

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Khafz

Female Circumcision: Where’s the harm?

June 17, 2017 Comments Off on Female Circumcision: Where’s the harm?

A minor genital procedure, viewed objectively as less severe than routine male circumcision,

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Norway banning circumcision would be an attack on religious freedom

Banning circumcision: an attack on religious freedom

May 11, 2017 Comments Off on Banning circumcision: an attack on religious freedom

The Progress Party, Norway’s third-largest political party, recently backed a bill

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FGM hype

The NSPCC inundates us with hype about FGM

April 10, 2017 Comments Off on The NSPCC inundates us with hype about FGM

Despite little evidence to back it up, the NSPCC

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FGM London

London’s Mayor pays half a million to do women with FGM a dis-service

March 8, 2017 Comments Off on London’s Mayor pays half a million to do women with FGM a dis-service

London’s new Mayor, Sadiq Khan and his Assembly, hosted a first ever People’s Question Time in Brent’s Civic Centre in November 2016.

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