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Valentine's Night Special: The Joy of Sex!

I was struck by Princess Joy Villas’ bravery for not only wearing such a figure-hugging sexy dress for the Grammy Awards, but one that also made her allegiance to Trump clear. 366 more words


#FC2K17 Challenge 6: Cutting Remarks

Whilst a marked improvement in terms of being ‘interesting’, Challenge 6 stumps us a bit. Think of this challenge in light of the FC2K17 Premise: Cis Men should gain empathy by simulating female experiences – but this FGM themed challenge is such a minority experience that the majority of women will have no experience of it and would benefit from trying it at least as, if not possibly more than, the cis male audience. 2,000 more words


How do survivors pee after the pain of Female Genital Mutilation?

Image:  Wikipedia  A campaign against female genital mutilation – a road sign near Kapchorwa, Uganda.

**This article may be upsetting for some readers

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. 602 more words


"Not in the Flesh" by Ruth Rendell

After the Vampires of my last read, this is back to the familiar territory of a police procedural whodunnit. A truffle hunter uncovers a cadaver in a shallow grave on the edge of the village of Flagford, the post mortem determines the victim had been killed 11 years ago, though the cause of death is unknown. 220 more words

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

We want to express our sincere thanks to our friends at the Gathering Ground who have produced this for us

With lots of us undertaking awareness raising activity on this years International day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, we’d like to congratulate all those organisations who have stepped up to play their part in eliminating FGM.   374 more words

Dangers Of Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM)  is widespread across large parts of Africa and some countries in the Middle East. Despite efforts and campaigns to end Female Genital Mutilation, more than 200 million women alive or dead in 30 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East have been mutilated. 267 more words


International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, Feb. 6

Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. 117 more words