FGM/C Shifting Sands

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FGM Aus Question Time

Leave African women’s genitals alone?

Nov 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

Sep 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

Aug 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

Aug 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

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

The Bristol FGM model stereotypes Somalis

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Alienating parents through FGM safeguarding

Safeguarding shouldn’t mean alienating: parents criticise FGM investigations

Jun 12, 2018 Comments Off on Safeguarding shouldn’t mean alienating: parents criticise FGM investigations

There’s growing discontent among sections of the Bristol Somali community

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FGM investigations

Anti-FGM investigations ‘discriminatory and undermining’, say parents

Jun 7, 2018 Comments Off on Anti-FGM investigations ‘discriminatory and undermining’, say parents

Bristol Somali parents feel they are being unfairly targeted

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Female circumcision -myths/facts

Myths and Facts on Female Circumcision

Jun 4, 2018 Comments Off on Myths and Facts on Female Circumcision
The website, Female Circumcision, wades into this fraught field to separate the wheat from the chaff.
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Kenya battles FGM

Nine reasons why Kenya might be losing the fight against FGM

May 3, 2018 Comments Off on Nine reasons why Kenya might be losing the fight against FGM

Today marks three years since I* actively joined the #EndFGM movement in Kenya.

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