FGM/C Shifting Sands

What critics think Articles

Female Circumcision Sierra Leone

Controversy over Female Circumcision in Sierra Leone

Published 19 June 2019

The smouldering controversy over the illegality of female circumcision in Sierra Leone

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Communities harmed by FGM panic

FGM panic is harming minority communities

Published 9 April 2019

In February, the Conservative MP for Christchurch, Christopher Chope,

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cultural boundaries FGC

Guilty until proven innocent

FGM investigations

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

Published 7 June 2018

Bristol Somali parents feel they are being unfairly targeted

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Circumcision is OK for boys but not girls?

Male circumcision is celebrated while female is illegal

Published 17 May 2018

Jewish and Muslim communities are braced for the impact of a landmark ruling

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Kenya battles FGM

Nine reasons why Kenya might be losing the fight against FGM

Published 3 May 2018

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

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FGM narrative must move on

Role Police Courts FGM Trials

Review of UK FGM investigations and trials

Published 9 April 2018

The role of the criminal justice system in prosecuting allegations of FGM:

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Female circumcision to be put on trial

A religious ritual to be tried in the U.S.

Published 2 February 2018

On 14 January 2018, a federal judge in Detroit, Michigan,

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