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Why we should be concerned about UK FGM laws and associated monitoring and reporting systems

Why we should be concerned about UK FGM laws

Published 19 February 2022

My paper, Why we should be concerned about UK female genital mutilation laws

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prosecution of Dawoodi Bohra women

The prosecution of Dawoodi Bohra women: some reasonable doubts

Published 30 April 2021

Two court cases in 2019 involving Dawoodi Bohras (a Shia Muslim sect),

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Zero Tolerance FGM 2021

The low horizons of the anti-FGM industry

Published 5 February 2021

The obsession with FGM which considers recipients little more than victims of violence with mutilated genitals

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No, we don’t need an FGM Commissioner

Published 24 January 2021

Straw-dog arguments largely informed two papers promoting the need for an FGM Commissioner. 

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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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Child abuse linked to faith and belief

Barnardo’s sows suspicion of child abuse linked to faith and belief

Published 5 May 2020

Lockdown, we are told, is a dangerous time for children and families.

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We need to understand FGM history in order to deal with it

We are submitting women and girls to a cruel experiment.

Gender reassignment: the West’s answer to FGM?

Published 26 November 2019

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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Cardiff obsessed by FGM

Cardiff Somalis perplexed by FGM obsession

Published 21 November 2019

More than 70 feisty, vocal women, predominantly of Somali heritage,

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Border Force and Metropolitan Police operation ‘highly commended’ at ‘World Class Policing Awards’

Operation Limelight uncritically awarded for FGM work

Published 18 November 2019

A joint operation between police and Border Forces has been highly commended, not criticised,

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