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Harsh Realities of Samburu Tradition

Back to Umoja Women’s village:

In Swahili, Umoja means unity, and how incredibly fitting that is for the place it is. After driving for several minutes down a dirt road, dodging bushes and trees and the occasional cloud of dust, we arrived at the gate. 1,327 more words

Did Bendigo councillor Elise Chapman get gender wrong in 'female genital mutilation' photo tweet?

On 22 February this year Bendigo councillor Elise Chapman tweeted a photo in what has been largely interpreted as an attempt to highlight the issue of female genital mutilation, and to make a tenuous link between the practice and the proposed development of a mosque in her area. 342 more words

Circumcision

Awareness of the child abuse/maternal protection paradox that is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

About 140 million females worldwide are currently living with the consequences of FGM – one of the worst bodily mutilation practices prevalent in the world today. 709 more words

Health

Review: The Means of Reproduction

Hey Lovers, sorry I missed last week’s review. Work got crazy. I think I’m starting to develop a Lil Wayne problem but we’ll discuss that some other time. 627 more words

Culture

Girl

Yesterday I was at an Aspirations Day in a North London school talking to a group of year 9 girls about the job that I do and how I got here since finishing my formal education. 730 more words

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ANTI FGM DEMO IN CARDIFF TODAY: Maimuna & Josephine Must Stay!

Movement for Justice have organised a demonstration outside the Home Office in Cardiff today for Maimuna Jawo and Josephine anad against the treatment of people who are in the UK after seeking refuge from the practise of FGM. 110 more words

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Honeyball's Weekly Round-up

All cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) involving under 18’s must be reported, new legislation introduced for England and Wales will stipulate.

The law will state that health care professionals, teachers and other social care workers will have to report cases of FGM within a month of becoming aware of it. 423 more words

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