FGM/C Shifting Sands

Tag: female circumcision

The Gambia's contestation of female circumcision ban

The Gambia contests female circumcision (FGM) ban

Published 4 April 2024

The Gambia in west African has become the centre of international concern in regard to female circumcision,

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Women should be free to choose circumcision

Women should be free to choose circumcision

Published 21 December 2020

It’s generally accepted in the West that women are equal before the law and have bodily autonomy.

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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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Female circumcision -myths/facts

Myths and Facts on Female Circumcision

Published 4 June 2018
The website, Female Circumcision, wades into this fraught field in an attempt to separate the wheat from the chaff.
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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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Male circumcision -arguments

Head to Head on Male Circumcision

Published 14 May 2018

As Iceland drops the proposed ban on male circumcision,

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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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Scrap FGM law

Why the law against FGM should be scrapped

Published 15 November 2017

Causing grievous bodily harm, including mutilation,

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Female Circumcision: Where’s the harm?

Published 17 June 2017

A minor genital procedure, objectively viewed

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Khafz’ performed for religious purity