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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): The Unspoken Truth

By Absar Ahmad and Aafiya Siddiqui

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a well-kept secret, caught the public eye in India recently, when several women of Dawoodi Bohra community came together to launch an online campaign by running a petition against this religious ritual, and asking Prime Minister himself to intervene and declare it as illegal. 2,326 more words

Monday Irony

Called a Leader, yet she calls for a Pizza party instead of doing her work and laughs as her Party votes, once again, to allow beasts to mutilate little girls, is Sara Gideon.

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Exploring the Suppression of Female Sexuality through the Practice of FGM/C

Author: Nazia Munaquib

Note: Nazia Munaquib is a second-year undergraduate student from FLAME University, Pune. This paper was written for a course on “Research Methods in the Humanities” 3,406 more words

Reprehensible

Maine conservatives have been trying to pass a bill to ban Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in this state. Once again Democrats voted to kill it. What is even more reprehensible is that Speaker of the House, Sara Gideon, openly laughed on a phone call repeatedly as the votes came in to kill the bill that would a have stopped this barbaric practice. 7 more words

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FGM: Why vaginal mutilation should be made illegal in all countries.

When it comes to Female Genital Mutilation, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Is it purity? Beauty? Maybe gender equalizing as men are circumcised too, or is it pain? 534 more words

Miti sitabi: Sahiyo hosts a special edition of Thaal pe Charcha in Mumbai

Sahiyo’s fifth Thaal pe Charcha event in Mumbai on April 7 was perhaps its most special one so far. On popular demand by the regular participants of the group, this Thaal pe Charcha was a miti sitabi — a special women’s meal hosted in honour of the Prophet’s daughter, Ma Fatema. 357 more words

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Sister Fa: A Human Rights Activist

Sister Fa, formerly known as Fatou Diatta, was born in Dakar, Senegal. She debuted her first demo tape in 2000 and officially entered the stage or West African rap. 341 more words

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