FGM/C Shifting Sands

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Aus trial not Mutilation

Verdict: Female circumcision is not mutilation

Published 24 Sep 2018

In Australia, in 2015, three Dawoodi Bohras (a small Shia Muslim sect) were convicted

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Medicine, Morals, and Female Genital Cutting

Medicine, Morals, and Female Genital Cutting

Published 23 Jan 2018

The arrest of Jumana Nagarwala and her colleagues,

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Dawoodi Bohra and FGC

‘FGM’: Reflecting on the language we use

Published 23 Jan 2018

The word ‘mutilation’ turns any question on female genital procedures

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'FGM' term undermines efforts to reduce rates of cutting.

American arrogance and the movement to end ‘FGM’

Published 25 Sep 2015

‘Female Genital Mutilation’ (FGM) is widely condemned,

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Pitying victims of FGM/C

Does pitying victims or survivors of FGM/C help?

Published 22 May 2015

I’ve been to a number of public, professional and theatrical events

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FGM barbaric mutilation?

Is FGM/C barbaric mutilation?

Published 19 May 2015

When it comes to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

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