FGM/C Shifting Sands

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Zero tolerance for FGM?

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Outdated laws are punishing adults for consensual activities, from body modifications like re-infibulation to BDSM.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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£375,000 FGM awareness raising

£375,000 being wasted on FGM awareness raising

March 29, 2019 Comments Off on £375,000 being wasted on FGM awareness raising

I wish the Communities Secretary, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP had objectively reviewed

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FGM trial Guilty verdict

UK FGM Trial: Judge’s sentencing remarks

March 11, 2019 Comments Off on UK FGM Trial: Judge’s sentencing remarks

Judiciary of England & Wales

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Ethnography and FGM storytelling

Hidden Voices: The importance of ethnography in FGM storytelling

February 20, 2019 Comments Off on Hidden Voices: The importance of ethnography in FGM storytelling

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 Comments Off on In defence of Christopher Chope

Well-meaning laws, nodded through without scrutiny,

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