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There Seems to be a Universal End to Female Genital Mutilation Nearing

The age old practice of female circumcision is still familiar in many nations affecting 100s of millions of females, sometimes as young as 3 years old. 183 more words

Reclaiming my sexuality

Last night I went to take a shower. Normal, everyday thing, right? Right. There are lots of mirrors in my home. A large, full-sized and wood-framed mirror in the living room, ceiling to floor mirrors on my three sliding closet doors, and a full-sized built-in mirror in the bathroom nook within my bedroom. 1,180 more words

Self Care

Think Before You Cheer

I woke up this morning to find a Washington Post article about runner Feyisa Lilesa putting his hands in the shape of an “X” at the finish line of his silver-medal winning marathon run. 364 more words

Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a form of child abuse which has devastating physical and psychological consequences for girls and women and it’s illegal in the UK.   441 more words

With 500,000 female genital mutilation survivors or at risk in U.S., it’s not just someone else’s problem - The Washington Post

The number of women and girls in the United States potentially facing or who have already suffered mutilation has grown threefold since 1990, according to a government report. 23 more words

Health

Female Genital Mutilation in the UK

By Bristol Political

Taking a girl of approximately five or six years old, pinning her to the ground, grabbing a razor blade, opening her legs and cutting out her clitoris or labia. 481 more words

UK Politics