FGM/C Shifting Sands

Author: Bríd Hehir

CrimeStoppers FGM

Crimestoppers’ FGM Snitchers’ Campaign

July 5, 2021 Comments Off on Crimestoppers’ FGM Snitchers’ Campaign

In June, the charity CrimeStoppers issued a briefing advertising that it would run a targeted FGM social media campaign and community engagement work

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prosecution of Dawoodi Bohra women

The prosecution of Dawoodi Bohra women: some reasonable doubts

April 30, 2021 Comments Off on The prosecution of Dawoodi Bohra women: some reasonable doubts

Two court cases in 2019 involving Dawoodi Bohras (a Shia Muslim sect),

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Policing by midwives

Call the Midwife?

April 21, 2021 Comments Off on Call the Midwife?

The nostalgic BBC drama, Call the Midwife, set in London’s east end

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The anti-FGM campaign -Islington

The dangers of the anti-FGM campaign

March 13, 2021 Comments Off on The dangers of the anti-FGM campaign

In the London borough of Islington last month, the police

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Re-infibulation and Piercing cases

FGM Recording and Reporting: Re-infibulation and Piercing cases 

March 11, 2021 Comments Off on FGM Recording and Reporting: Re-infibulation and Piercing cases 

The legal position relating to re-infibulation and genital piercing was published 8th July 2019.

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Portugal's first FGM conviction to be appealed?

Portugal’s first FGM conviction to be appealed?

February 9, 2021 Comments Off on Portugal’s first FGM conviction to be appealed?

A statement in regard to Portugal’s first FGM conviction and requesting support for an appeal

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Zero Tolerance FGM 2021

The low horizons of the anti-FGM industry

February 5, 2021 Comments Off on The low horizons of the anti-FGM industry

The obsession with FGM which considers recipients little more than victims of violence with mutilated genitals

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FGM Law

No, we don’t need an FGM Commissioner

January 24, 2021 Comments Off on No, we don’t need an FGM Commissioner

Straw-dog arguments largely informed two papers promoting the need for an FGM Commissioner. 

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Women should be free to choose circumcision

Women should be free to choose circumcision

December 21, 2020 Comments Off on Women should be free to choose circumcision

It’s generally accepted in the West that women are equal before the law and have bodily autonomy.

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International Women's Day

International Women’s Day celebrated differently

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on International Women’s Day celebrated differently

The charity WorldwriteWorldbytes celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 differently

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