Category Archives: Female genital cutting

Mona el-Tahawy and Leila Ahmed discuss FP “Why do they hate us” piece

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9Z0DB2XOoHc

Posted in Activism, civil liberties, Dictatorships, Female genital cutting, Freedom of women, Gender Equality, Gender in the Middle East, Gender-based violence, Human rights, Patriarchy, Political participation, Religion, Women | 20 Comments

A Call to End Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia

Carolina Fonseca Somalia is a small country in East Africa where female genital mutilation is widespread and consists of the most severe form of female circumcision. This violent act of removing the clitoris, or parts of it, has grown to … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Culture, Female genital cutting, Freedom of women, Gender in Africa | 12 Comments