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Cut and Slice

Cut and slice

Stitch- up and out

Away with

The very heart

Of her the child

Caught within

The murderous

Constraints of time

And place of ways… 70 more words

Poetry

No FGM Australia recognised for outstanding contribution to human rights 2014

On December 10th 2014, International Human Rights Day, No FGM Australia was recognised by the Human Rights Commission for its work protecting  the human rights of little girls in Australia who are at risk of female genital mutilation, and also for the rights of survivors of FGM who have been through physical, psychological and emotional trauma and require specialist support. 456 more words

FGM

THE DEADLY CUT (FGM)

Well, the holidays are here again and schools have closed but to others its a beginning of a nightmare, in fact others wish there wasn’t any holidays at all, some wish the schools were like rescue centers forever house them and protect them from the many elderly men and women waiting for them in their villages to perform the deadly cut on the many teenage girls who are now of marrying age and are ready for the rite of passage to womanhood. 535 more words

Poetry

Not the book on female maladies I'd hoped for

Female Circumcision and Clitoridectomy in the United States: A History of a Medical Treatment
Sarah B. Rodriguez

Having previously done research into hysteria and its connection to the female body, I was quite eager to read Sarah B. 514 more words

Reviews

Madam Speaker, stop stigmatizing women to 'save' them

Dear Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament,

You owe an apology to girls and women in communities which enforce Female Genital Mutilation for your recent comments in Moroto… 696 more words

Pan Africanism

FGM & Islam

Is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Islamic?

First and foremost, let us examine the claim that Islam and FGM are tied to one another in terms of practice: The United Nations concludes that FGM  is practiced across regions, as opposed to religions. 278 more words

As it is, Genitals matter

In patriarchal heaven, a special award for total disregard and hatred of females is reserved for people who blather on about how genitals don’t matter… 1,299 more words

Afro-Feminism