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