FGM/C Shifting Sands

Monthly Archives: February 2019

Ethnography and FGM storytelling

Hidden Voices: The importance of ethnography in FGM storytelling

Published 20 February 2019

Sara Johnsdotter 

An extraordinary meeting was held in London on 15 February 2019.

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Christopher Chope

In defence of Christopher Chope

Published 14 February 2019

Well-meaning laws, nodded through without scrutiny, can have terrible consequences.

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Old Bailey FGM trial

Thoughts on the Old Bailey FGM case

Published 14 February 2019

By Barbara Hewson, Barrister

Campaigners and politicians have made much of the recent conviction

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Why was witchcraft part of fem trial?

How an FGM trial became one about witchcraft

Published 10 February 2019

This is the fifth time that FGM has gone to trial in England since 2014.

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FGM conviction

A miscarriage of justice?

Published 5 February 2019

The first FGM conviction in Britain has been secured. But at what cost?

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