Genital Mutilation

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Another day, another round of uncritical media coverage of an empirical study about circumcision and sexual function. With respect to the specific question of "sensitivity," the latest findings are a lot less definitive than media reports are making them out to be
Here is another entry from a translation of the recently discovered Diary of Moses, originally scratched onto sheep's skin in a steady ornamental hand.
Here is a translation from the recently discovered Diary of Moses, originally scratched onto sheep's skin in a steady ornamental hand.
Authorities say Barbara Pulliam and the victim had a "relationship of sorts."
Like Us On Facebook | Follow Us On Twitter | Contact The Author "I burned his genitals once, he screamed," the father allegedly
A reasonable society should not have to indoctrinate its children; its children should discover and choose religious paths for themselves when they become adults, if they are to choose one at all.
FGM is practiced contrary to the teachings of Islam and is prohibited in the UK and most EU-countries. Many girls could be
ATLANTA — Last summer, an American-born teenager of Somali descent fled her parents’ home in a suburb here after she discovered
When we change the culture of violence against women into an attitude of respect and appreciation, we enable them to unleash their potential as leaders of a new future.
I have been deeply moved by two men I know, both of whom believe in women, hate the violence perpetrated against them and are doing something about it. One is a respected Silicon Valley investor, and the other is a village chief in Senegal.
Whether you call it mutilation or circumcision, this crime has no place in any corner of our world. And what people call it is not just merely an exercise in rhetoric.
Egypt's public prosecutor referred leading political activist Ahmed Maher for trial on Thursday on charges that include protesting without permission, a judicial official said.
Egypt is now the worst country for women's rights in the Arab world, according to a poll of gender experts.
"FGM is an indictment of us all,” said Jose Luis Diaz, Amnesty International's U.N. representative, according to the Associated
Approaching shoppers with the petition supporting FGM, she told them she wanted to protect her  “culture, traditions and
Of the different terms used in the West, at least "female circumcision" should be abandoned. At best, it is inaccurate. At worst, it inches the practice into the realm of the medicalized or sanitary, obscuring aspects that still undermine girls' and women's human rights.
Now, there are many reasons why I'm a failed Jew. But aside from the comedy value of those things, my main objection is the practice of the mutilation of young boys on a globally accepted level.