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Female Genital Mutilation: A Hidden Crime

Despite female genital mutilation (FGM) having been a crime in the UK since 1985, between January and March this year there were 70 newly recorded cases in the South West commissioning region, covering Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Devon and Cornwall. 497 more words


Islam vs Christianity

I appreciate James Kirk Wall (or Church Wall) of the Chicago Now site attempting to compare Christian extremism and Islamic extremism.

The page has a title: “Reason is a Virtue.”  I agree wholeheartedly with that statement.   1,580 more words


Not Pleasant Subjects, But We Must Face Polygamy, Child Brides, and Female Genital Mutilation in Europe

If we care about the humane, dignified treatment of women and children, we must at least familiarize ourselves these growing trends in Europe. 1,295 more words

Collapse Of The West

British woman saved from her father’s forced marriage, FGM plans by court order

A British woman identified only as “Zara” by the media recounted her experience of being pressured to undergo female genital mutilation in order to find a spouse in England, an ordeal that resulted in her becoming the first person in the United Kingdom to be given a court order simultaneously protecting her from forced marriage and FGM. 250 more words

Society And Customs

About the crisis, no not the referendum.. the sexual health crisis!

The UK is facing a rising demand for sexual health and contraceptive care. Unacceptable levels of sexual coercion and female genital mutilation (FGM) are being reported, sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses are… 773 more words

Tradition, Religion, and Culture: The Plight of Women’s Problems

When I came to Djibouti, I came to study religion’s intersection of policy. But what I forget is the cross-section between religion, tradition, and culture. Tradition predicates action. 1,641 more words


Lets support Bintou going to Senegal to fight FGM

We only still need that 40 people donate 30 Euro and that is it! Bintou goes and represents all of us who want a world without FGM! 174 more words