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‘Hair is rejuvenated and restored to its smooth, beautiful lustre’.  ‘Give your hair the lushes bounce it deserves’. ‘Say goodbye to split ends and drying and hello to shine, volume and vibrancy’. 1,312 more words

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Engaging Culture to End Female Genital Cutting in the U.S.

In the U.S., female genital cutting (FGC) has risen two-fold since 2000 as a result of increasing migration of immigrants and refugees from sub-Saharan countries. More than 500,000 women and girls are estimated to be at risk of FGC according to data released by Population Reference Bureau in February. 859 more words

Global

Obama Does It Again--Disses the USA

Thanks to the Gateway Pundit, we learn that once again Obama has trash-talked his own (alleged) country, this time at the “Summit of the Americas”: 608 more words

Open Threads

New Data Shows Female Circumcision Remains a Growing Problem in the U.S.

Aissata Camara was 11-years-old living in Guinea when she was forced down, her legs spread open and cut.

“I don’t think I felt ever that type of a fear,” … 734 more words

Global

Refuge awarded over £13,000 to deliver two community engagement projects addressing female genital mutilation (FGM) and ‘honour’-based violence

Original post from Refuge

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On Friday 5th December, Communities Minister Stephen Williams announced the names of 17 frontline community projects that will receive a share of £270,000 to help end female genital mutilation (FGM) and ‘honour’-based violence. 415 more words

Care

Escaping Tanzania's Cutting Season

In northern Tanzania there is a tradition of the ‘cutting season’ which lasts for six weeks. Girls are mutilated, female genital mutilation, beaten by their fathers, sold off into marriage. 163 more words

Human Rights