FGM/C Shifting Sands

Interviews Articles

Questioning the anti-FGM movement

Questioning the anti-FGM movement

Published 25 June 2023

Mamasa Camara talks about her research and activism in regard to FGM and women’s health in the Gambia.

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Am I a victim?

Am I a victim?: My experience with female circumcision

Published 17 December 2020

This poem, by Malaysian born Idura Hisham, concluded a blog written by her,

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Somali's are being victimised over FGM

UK Somalis ‘racially profiled’ over FGM

Published 5 November 2020

Parents are being wrongly arrested and having their children taken into care

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International Women's Day

International Women’s Day celebrated differently

Published 26 October 2020

The charity WorldwriteWorldbytes celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 differently

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The anti-FGM movement origins

Western origin and limits of the anti-FGM movement

Published 24 February 2020

What gave rise to the FGM movement and why Zero-Tolerance? 

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FGM Aus Question Time

Leave African women’s genitals alone?

Published 12 November 2018

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

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FGM NHS data

FGM data being misquoted to mislead public

Published 15 September 2018

In Sky TV News’ film clip about the mythical FGM ‘cutting season’

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Bristol FGM model stereotypes immigrants

Bristol Somalis are not given credit for ending FGM

Published 25 July 2018

The Bristol FGM model stereotypes Somalis

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Racist FGM campaigns

We need a zero tolerance approach to racist FGM campaigns

Published 18 June 2018

Interview with Kebe. Despite having been circumcised,

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Alienating parents through FGM safeguarding

Safeguarding shouldn’t mean alienating: parents criticise FGM investigations

Published 12 June 2018

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

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