FGM/C Shifting Sands

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Ethnography and FGM storytelling

Hidden Voices: The importance of ethnography in FGM storytelling

February 20, 2019 No Comments

Sara Johnsdotter 

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

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Christopher Chope

In defence of Christopher Chope

February 14, 2019 No Comments

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

February 14, 2019 No Comments

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

February 10, 2019 No Comments

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

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cultural boundaries FGC

FGC and the cultural boundaries of medical practice

December 5, 2018 Comments Off on FGC and the cultural boundaries of medical practice

In April 2017, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala,

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FGM Aus Question Time

Leave African women’s genitals alone?

November 12, 2018 Comments Off on Leave African women’s genitals alone?

This Question Time, broadcast live on 27 August, 2012 from Melbourne, Australia

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Aus trial not Mutilation

Verdict: Female circumcision is not mutilation

September 24, 2018 Comments Off on Verdict: Female circumcision is not mutilation

In Australia, in 2015, three Dawoodi Bohras (a small Shia Muslim sect) were convicted

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Scrap FGM and Khafz laws

Laws against FGM and Khafz need to be scrapped

August 26, 2018 Comments Off on Laws against FGM and Khafz need to be scrapped

While I disagree with Dawoodi Bohra’s insisting

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Bohras believe that Khafz should not be categorized as FGM

Australia court rules Bohra female circumcision not FGM

August 18, 2018 Comments Off on Australia court rules Bohra female circumcision not FGM

The Court of Criminal Appeal Supreme Court in New South Wales,  last week acquitted

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Bristol FGM model stereotypes immigrants

Bristol Somalis are not given credit for ending FGM

July 25, 2018 Comments Off on Bristol Somalis are not given credit for ending FGM

The Bristol FGM model stereotypes Somalis

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