Tag Archive: FGM

Feb 13 2014

It takes courage to go against the grain


By now you must have heard about the campaign by a 17 year old girl Fahma Mohamed with the Guardian to end FGM. The petition, which has received nearly 200,000 signatures, has succeeded in getting Fahma a meeting with the Education Secretary to raise a very simple yet effective solution to this horrendous problem in …

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Jun 28 2012

There is some sanity after all

A German court has said that a child’s right to physical integrity trumps religious and parental rights in a case involving a doctor who carried out a circumcision on a four year-old that led to medical complications. The decision, which is not binding, has caused ‘outrage’ amongst religious groups. By the way, the decision – …

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