FGM/C Shifting Sands

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14 years sentence for being an African woman

Imprisoned for the crime of being an African woman

June 3, 2020 Comments Off on Imprisoned for the crime of being an African woman

The Shifting Sands piece, and Marge Berer’s excellent blog

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FGM awareness-raising

I don’t want to have my awareness raised, thanks

April 4, 2020 Comments Off on I don’t want to have my awareness raised, thanks

The 17th anniversary of the UN’s Zero Tolerance for FGM day

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The feminist fixation on vaginas is getting out of hand.

Put it away, love

March 3, 2020 Comments Off on Put it away, love

No one could accuse me of not liking vaginas; I’m especially keen on mine writes Julie Burchill.

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The anti-FGM movement origins

Western origin and limits of the anti-FGM movement

February 24, 2020 Comments Off on Western origin and limits of the anti-FGM movement

What gave rise to the FGM movement and why Zero-Tolerance? A personal view by Mike Ward.

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Zero tolerance for FGM?

Is zero tolerance the best approach for ending FGM?

February 12, 2020 Comments Off on Is zero tolerance the best approach for ending FGM?

On Saturday, 8 February 2020, the recently formed group, Hidden Voices UK,

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Response to Manifesto to end FGM in the UK by 2030

Critique of Manifesto to end FGM in the UK by 2030

January 31, 2020 Comments Off on Critique of Manifesto to end FGM in the UK by 2030
FGM activists, fronted by Professor Hilary Burrage, recently circulated a manifesto ‘only to those I am pretty sure have a serious interest in issues around female genital mutilation (FGM).’ This patently didn’t include me but others shared it.
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We are submitting women and girls to a cruel experiment.

Gender reassignment: the West’s answer to FGM?

November 26, 2019 Comments Off on Gender reassignment: the West’s answer to FGM?

Puberty blockers. Breast binding. Gender reassignment surgery. We are submitting women and girls to a cruel experiment says Dr Sarah Ingham.

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We must be free to do what we like to our bodies

Why are specific women being denied bodily autonomy?

August 28, 2019 Comments Off on Why are specific women being denied bodily autonomy?

Outdated laws are punishing adults for consensual activities, from body modifications like re-infibulation to BDSM.

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Does the WHO undermine Religious Freedom & Gender Equality?

WHO undermines Religious Freedom and Gender Equality?

August 19, 2019 Comments Off on WHO undermines Religious Freedom and Gender Equality?

A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed six charges of FGM,

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Communities harmed by FGM panic

FGM panic is harming minority communities

April 9, 2019 Comments Off on FGM panic is harming minority communities

By Sagal Mohamed. In February, the Conservative MP for Christchurch, Christopher Chope,

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