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Culture and tradition should not be an excuse for abuse

by Priscilla Ajiji

In 2009, I was enrolled in my dad’s favorite boarding school. I say favorite because he could simply get an admission by making a phone call to the Headmaster. 855 more words


Women’s Oppression: Across the Globe

Disclaimer: this post contains information that may be concerning to those sensitive to the topics of genital mutilation.

Something I have been deeply moved by since I first picked up a book and read into the subject is the oppression of women worldwide. 1,889 more words

Transactivism is making a mockery of the fight against female genital mutilation

First, do no harm
– Hippocratic Oath

About three years ago, Lisa Irwin, who identifies as a transwoman, travelled from New Zealand to Bangkok for gender reassignment operations. 2,503 more words

Feminism And Women's Rights

Laura P. Schulman, MD, MA reblogged this on Bipolar For Life and commented:

Female genital mutilation and surgical gender reassignment: do they have anything in common? Renee issues a passionate scholarly call to wake up and climb out of the PC muck. Please read and share and by all means follow Renee's excellent blog!

QSV Supporting the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation

World Health Organization

Fact Sheet

  • Female genital mutilation (FGM) includes procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.
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Desert Flower

If you’re looking for a book to make you appreciate growing up in New Zealand, this is for you. Desert Flower tells the story of Waris Dirie, who escaped the poverty of Somalia in Africa to start a new life in London.   88 more words


Ik zag ongeveer een jaar geleden een foto in de krant. Een foto die me gelijk raakte. Een foto van een demonstratie ergens in Engeland. Een protesterende menigte en een topless demonstrante die boven alles uitstak. 433 more words