Shifting Sands

What critics think Articles

Female circumcision to be put on trial

A religious ritual to be tried in the U.S.

Published 2 February 2018

On 14 January 2018, a federal judge in Detroit, Michigan,

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FGM India

Khafz – is it being exaggerated by activists?

Published 20 November 2017

Thirty three year old Batul Mohammed is a busy housewife,

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UK FGM industry

Questioning the basis for the UK FGM ‘industry’

Published 25 September 2017

When a rare crime like FGM is considered a hidden one,

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Khafz’ performed for religious purity

Norway banning circumcision would be an attack on religious freedom

Banning circumcision: an attack on religious freedom

Published 11 May 2017

The Progress Party, Norway’s third-largest political party,

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Moral relativism vs judgement

Moral relativism, moral judgements and FGM

Published 20 April 2017

Few contemporary social theorists have shown

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FGM parties UK

UK FGM parties hoax reached Sweden

Published 13 March 2017

In December 2016, several news media

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Clitoral pricking/FGM

The FGM panic is a danger to women

Published 7 February 2017

Crusaders are turning African migrants into objects of suspicion

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FGM can be meaningful

Anthropologist explores decline of FGM in Ghana

Published 9 December 2016

In the global campaign against FGM, many activists

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Anti-circumcision zealotry

The bigotry of the anti-circumcision zealots

Published 22 November 2016

ESSAY: Today’s campaigning against circumcision is so dogmatic

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