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It's International Day of the Girl

October 11th is the International Day of the Girl, and to mark it, I’m really happy to announce the release of a very special documentary my students produced. 282 more words

Communication is key to understanding female circumcision

Communication is key to understanding female circumcision
October 2, 2017

The Somali women that Djesa describes in her PhD thesis on female genital mutilation often feel patronised by Norwegian health personnel. 2,295 more words

Female Genital Mutilation


Just for once this is a serious post as I want to raise awareness of something that is going on in dozens of countries, including the United States and many places in Europe. 594 more words

Lucinda E Clarke

Scars of Womanhood in Sebei

The road wanders through the lush green slopes of Mount Elgon.  The temperatures suddenly drop as the altitude gets higher and little evening drizzles fall lightly on the gorgeous peaks. 1,504 more words


Imo women leaders trained to preach stoppage of female genital mutilation

GENITAL MUTILATION— over 20 staff of Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, as well as community women leaders, have been trained to carry out sensitization, campaign enlightenment message for the stoppage of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), in the state local government area. 198 more words

Calgary Muslim website defends female circumcision and critiques 'Jewish media'

A website serving Calgary Muslims has raised eyebrows by making a lengthy pitch for female circumcision, arguing the practice has “immense” value and blaming its poor reputation on Jewish-controlled media. 766 more words


Muslims In America

I don’t quite know how to introduce this topic. It is somewhat delicate. Are all Muslims terrorists? Obviously not. But it is my impression that most terrorists are Muslim. 307 more words