Tag: FGM

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Former Muslim, Anti-FGM Campaigner Shazia Hobbs Suspended from Twitter

A Muslim apostate and high profile campaigner against both female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage has been suspended from micro-blogging platform Twitter, among a wider crackdown on right wing voices on the website, and other online platforms like Facebook.

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Blue State Blues: Where We Stand on Islam

To raise these issues is not Islamophobic. It is the opposite — a refusal to condescend to Muslims by demanding less of them, by excusing them from the mutual civic responsibility of tolerance.

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Mass Migration Drives ‘Enormous’ Rise in FGM Cases to 60,000

Germany has seen a massive increase in the number of women and girls affected by female genital mutilation (FGM), as a result of mass migration from Africa and the Middle East. Women’s rights NGO Terre des Femmes estimates that around

A counsellor holds up cards used to educate women about female genital mutilation (FGM) in Minia June 13, 2006.

Texas Expands Ban on Female Genital Mutilation

Texas took a stand against female genital mutilation (FGM) by shoring up its existing ban with a bill that intends to prosecute individuals who transport girls within or out of the state to undergo the procedure.

A counsellor holds up cards used to educate women about female genital mutilation (FGM) in Minia June 13, 2006.

Imam at Virginia Mosque: ‘Partial’ FGM Helps Prevent ‘Hyper-Sexuality’ in Women

An imam at the Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, Virginia, has reportedly stated in a video posted to the mosque’s YouTube account that he believes Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) prevents “hyper-sexuality” in women and endorsed the cutting of a woman’s clitoris in order to prevent her from experiencing the urge to engage and act upon her sexual desires.