FGM

12.08.2016

Review: Islam against FGM – Female Genital Mutilation

Review: Islam against FGM – Female Genital Mutilation

Author William Hanna agreed to review this book on Female Genital Mutilation not because he is an authority on the subject, but because — having lived and travelled in Africa and the Middle East — he had become vaguely aware of the procedure which can only be described as a barbaric… »

25.06.2016

The struggle against FGM CESIE from Italy

The struggle against FGM  CESIE from Italy

The following is my interview with Soad Ibrahim of the Italian association CESIE which is engaged in opposing the brutal phenomenon of FGM. Milena Rampoldi: Which are the best strategies for opposing and ending FGM? Soad Ibrahim: It is difficult to generalise about which would be the best strategies to… »

04.06.2016

Female circumcision – the worst anyone can do to a woman

Female circumcision – the worst anyone can do to a woman

The following is an interview with Fadumo Korn, chairwoman of the association Nala e.V., an interpreter in Munich, Germany and author of the brave book entitled “Geboren im großen Regen” (Born in the big rain). As a victim of FGM, she described her experience as the absolutely worst thing… »

17.03.2016

Female circumcision governor of ‘appropriate’ female sexual behaviour in the USA!

Female circumcision governor of ‘appropriate’ female sexual behaviour in the USA!

FGM in the USA – a forgotten phenomenon: an interview with Sarah Rodriguez By Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik e.V. Female Circumcision and clitoridectomy were a quite common practice in the United States during 150 years. So FGM is not just an “African” phenomenon. The historian Sarah Rodriguez cast light… »

29.05.2015

Nigeria bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria bans Female Genital Mutilation

Goodluck Jonathan signed the ban into law as one of his final acts as president before handing power over to Muhammadu Buhari, who was sworn into office last Friday. “According to 2014 U.N. data, a quarter of Nigerian women have undergone FGM — the partial or total removal of… »

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