Shifting Sands

What critics think Articles

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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FGM India

Khafz – is it being exaggerated by activists?

Published 20 November 2017

Thirty three year old Batul Mohammed is a busy housewife,

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UK FGM industry

Questioning the basis for the UK FGM ‘industry’

Published 25 September 2017

When a rare crime like FGM is considered a hidden one,

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Khafz’ performed for religious purity

Norway banning circumcision would be an attack on religious freedom

Banning circumcision: an attack on religious freedom

Published 11 May 2017

The Progress Party, Norway’s third-largest political party,

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