‘FGM’ is widely condemned, yet the phrase—as well as the narrative of ‘dark Africa’ that it reflects – undermines efforts to reduce rates of cutting.
I’ve been to a number of public, professional and theatrical events about FGM/C where ‘victims / survivors’ are part of the programme.
When it comes to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) there are disagreements about the language used to describe the practice.
#FGM In this US test case, 'FGM' and 'harm' will have to be defined and religious freedom fought for learnliberty.org/blog/the-fir…
#genitalmodifications Our search for meaning takes us to strange places. shiftingsands.org.uk/2378-2/
@NimkoAli @NSPCC The NSPCC inundates us with hype about FGM shiftingsands.org.uk/the-nspc…
@mscjervis @BarbaraHewson @bellacharlie @barnardos Cultural change after migration: Circumcision of girls in Western migrant communities shiftingsands.org.uk/1931-2/
@mscjervis @BarbaraHewson @bellacharlie @barnardos Try this: shiftingsands.org.uk/2347-2/