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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
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
Some Atheists and Transhumanists are Asking: Should it be Illegal to Indoctrinate Kids With Religion?
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
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.
"FGM is an indictment of us all,” said Jose Luis Diaz, Amnesty International's U.N. representative, according to the Associated
Londoners Sign Fake Pro-Female Genital Mutilation Petition Out Of 'Political Correctness,' Anti-FGM Advocate Says
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.
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