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Our 9 Favorite Feature Stories This Week: KidZania, Flashbombs, And Tiny Homes

This week for BuzzFeed News, Tim Murphy visits the Pacific Northwest, where new communities made up of tiny homes are providing some with an alternative to homelessness. 19 more words


I was stripped of many things the day I was cut

(First published on January 23, 2016) 

by Mariya Ali

Age: 32

Country: United Kingdom

I have very few memories of my childhood, but one memory in particular stands out and haunts me to this day. 793 more words

Stories And Narratives

A Flaming Sword of Justice

many days have wished for a panoply
of weapons against the evil of
female genital mutilation
not only something
in distant Africa
or Asian cultures… 278 more words


Female Circumcision VS Female Genital Mutilation

The BBC published a report on genital mutilation in Singapore and why it exists.

Upon reading the article, my Chinese friend immediately asked me, eh, are you a victim of this genital mutilation too? 632 more words


si parasit lajang by ayu utami: marriage, sex education, female genital mutilation, et cetera

The other day, I read about Ayu Utami from her interview with Whiteboardjournal (here). Ayu is a critical Indonesian novelist whose novel Saman… 938 more words


Is genital mutilation, a self-improvement form

Female circumcision is generally known by females. All things considered, I have never known about it. This is my first time catching wind of it. You discover some new information regular. 262 more words

Holo Hope Program

'I deeply resented what was done to my most intimate parts without my permission'

Age: 64

Country: United States

It’s time to take a stand against Female Genital Mutilation. It’s long overdue. It wasn’t right when my mother went through it (I assume she did but I never asked her about it), it wasn’t right when I went through it and it wasn’t right when I put my daughter through it (under pressure from my parents). 267 more words

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