Female Genital Mutilation

2022 – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), also called female circumcision, involves partial or total removal of the external female genitals. It is usually done by traditional practitioners in unhealthy, unsafe environments. FGM is a violation of the girls’/women human rights. Cultures that practice FGM usually do it to keep women chaste and inactive sexually but the practice […]

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation or female circumcision as it is called in the dark alleys and hidden groves of the interior villages where the abhorrent act is practiced has always been a hush-hush topic and because of the shame and myths or superstitious beliefs that surround it, there seems to be very little written about it.  […]

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