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FGM Cutting – The Bloody Controlling of Women’s Sexuality

Cutting female genitalia, without a medical reason,  is called Female Genital Mutilation [FGM] and it is rife in Africa, as is child marriage.  The two are usually linked.  Hidden behind the banner of ‘culture’ FGM and child marriage is really about controlling the sexuality of girls and women.  It is a form of ownership and…

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The Science & Health of Women and The Trans-women Debate

Germaine Greer has caused a storm and made the headlines for saying that transgender women are ‘not real women’ and that ‘misogyny played a big part’ in the crowning of Caitlyn Jenner as Glamour’s Woman of the Year.  As much as I empathise with transgender issues, the physiology between the sexes is different and that…

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FGM Types Please Don’t Look The Other Way

FGM is child abuse. It forces girls into a future of pain from the moment they are cut. There are four types FGM; Type 1: The clitoris or clitoral hood is partially or fully removed (also known as clitoridectomy) Type 2: As well as the clitoris, the labia minora are partially or fully removed. The…

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