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Witches in Britain demand justice for Three executed 300 years ago

Under the shadow of Exeter Castle, a sea of besom brooms and black hats stretched as far as the eye can see. The smell of jasmine incense filled the air. 620 more words


Crossroads of Female, Male and Intersex Genital Modification

About two weeks ago, I shared some thoughts on Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM. Being the subject of my senior thesis, I spent more than a year researching the practice, digging up facts, figures and cultural ideology. 926 more words


FGM Conference, University of Huddersfield, UK, 15 September 2014

What? FGM Conference organised by the University of Huddersfield Midwifery Society


When? 15 September 2014


Where? Diamond Jubilee Theatre, University of Huddersfield, UK


Ice bucket X 3. I wet myself for awareness. ..

Here’s my link for my ice bucket challenge!!

I actually did three ice bucket challenges one for ALS one for awareness about FGM and one for amnesty international. 30 more words


Graduation 2014

Time to let them go …

“You are seeds, ready to be planted in this world ” declared Caroline Menach, Principal at St. Elizabeth Girls Secondary School and chief overseer and life mentor to these amazing young ladies. 1,168 more words

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Watch "Preamble to the ice bucket challenge" on YouTube

Preamble to the ice bucket challenge:

As the video indicates. ..im.going to do the ice bucket challenge
I felt the need for there to be a preamble for some reason…. 9 more words


Tipet: 2 years later

August 5, 2014 – I arrived in Tipet exactly two years to the day since my last visit (see Sept 7, 2012 blog post). The experience to travel there was much the same:  a long and difficult 2 1/2 hr journey over exceptionally rough terrain, traversing dry river beds and steep rocky slopes; hot and dry, with the intense sun brightly shining once again in this semi-arid place; boys herding their camels and goats to find something to eat that day amongst the brush and vegetation.  1,535 more words

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