FGM/C Shifting Sands

Responses Articles

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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FGM Law

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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Schools FGM education

Why should primary schools educate children about FGM?

Published 25 July 2019

Teaching school children about FGM is unnecessary.

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