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Brandeis, Female Mutilation and the Falsehoods of a Faculty Petition

But this woman is a black, feminist atheist from Somalia. And so what we’re learning here, which is fascinating, in the hierarchy of progressive-politics identity-group victimhood, Islam trumps everything.

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Counter Jihad Report

Revoking Ayaan Hirsi Ali's Honorary Degree Doesn't Make Brandeis Anti-Feminist

Over the past few days, I’ve seen folks all over the Internet declare that my alma mater is complicit in the war on women. Apparently it also supports “ 787 more words


Reflections on the recent arrest in London of two people for female genital mutilation (FGM)

This week, an obstetrician-gynaecologist and another man at the Whittington Hospital in London were charged with the crime of female genital mutilation (FGM) because of a procedure they carried out on a woman, following childbirth, who had previously experienced FGM. 1,157 more words

Reproductive Health Matters


LONDON, UK — When a young doctor delivered a baby in a north London public hospital in 2012, he couldn’t have known the procedure would sweep him into a national controversy. 792 more words

ISLAM Cultures

Zero-tolerance on FGM doesn’t have to be an attack on multiculturalism

A reminder that change works best from within, and the role that governments, organizations and people can play in making these kinds of cultural changes. Much more productive than just labelling cultures and religions. 372 more words


Mutilated to uphold her father's name

Like all the females in my family I was cut. They cut me because it is custom, they cut me because I am female, they cut me to uphold my father’s name, they cut me because family honor came before freedom of choice. 406 more words


Power cut

We sit,

At the end of the screening,

And the credits stop,

Mid flow.


I thought,

It was dark, before.

But now, no light,

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O+ & The Knife