Female Genital Mutilation

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The Circumcision of Women: A Strategy for Eradication
Koso-Thomas, Olayinka
African women have begun in recent years to research and campaign against the practice of female circumcision. Dr. Koso-Thomas shows that female circumcision is not confined to the Horn of Africa, or ...
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution
Eltahawy, Mona
A condemnation of the repressive political, cultural, and religious forces that reduce millions of women to second-class citizens.
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution: Book Review
Aspden, Rachel
One afternoon earlier this year, I stepped into the carriage of a Cairo metro train. I was on the way home from interviewing female students - all of them devout, veiled Muslims - who had been snatche...
The Struggle to Stop Female Genital Mutilation: Against The Current vol. 91
Brenner, Mark
In January, 1999 the Senegalese parliament joined several other African nations imposing a ban on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). At the time of the ban over 700,000 women -- approximately twenty per...

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Genital modification and mutilation
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The terms genital modification and genital mutilation can refer to permanent or temporary changes to human sex organs.
IFJ Condemns Strip Humiliation of Women Journalists in Sierra Leone
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The International Federation of Journalists strongly condemns the humiliating and degrading treatment suffered by four women journalists who were stripped naked in public in Sierra Leone while coverin...