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Bohra men must speak up to save their daughters from female circumcision

Name: Yusuf
Country: India

The fatwa given during the Zikra majlis by Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin in favor of female genital cutting dug up the wound that exists in my heart which makes me write this post. 965 more words

Stories And Narratives

Respected Syedna, we are all disappointed by your views on female circumcision

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin’s recent wa’az (sermon) in Mumbai has come as a disappointment. For almost three months now, Dawoodi Bohras who wish to see an end to female circumcision (khatna) had been hopeful. 967 more words

News

Female Genital Cutting

The Issue under discussion is female genital cutting. It is a process of removing the external genitalia of females wholly or partly for cultural and religious reasons. 1,003 more words

Ethics

FGM: The continual 


Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), likewise known as Female Genital Cutting (FGC) is an illegal and punishable by law.

FGM is a torture to the female as it is widely depicted to destroy womanly dignity of the person cut. 116 more words

Abuse

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Cultural Views on Female Genital Cutting

Drop an uninformed westerner in a village in Guinea-Bissau about to engage in a ritual female circumcision, and she will almost certainly experience a severe case of life shock to what for this culture is a normalized and meaningful practice. 453 more words

Social Issues

Stifling Stigma: Why Avoiding Judgement is Key for Accelerating the Abandonment of Female Genital Cutting

Stifling Stigma: Why Avoiding Judgement is Key for Accelerating the Abandonment of Female Genital Cutting

Abstract

When discussed in the global North and West, the issue of Female Genital Cutting (FGC) often sparks visceral reactions of fear, disgust, anger, and dejection.

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Social Policy

The history of women

On this day, June 4, in 1919 the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, was passed by the American Congress giving women the right to vote. 88 more words