Female Genital Mutilation

By IndepthAfrica
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May 2nd, 2014
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yaleglobalhealthreview When examining the history of health in Nigeria, many of the diseases and illnesses that have plagued the country are of natural origin, sprouting from bacteria or parasites that thrive in warm countries, or growing from viruses that jumped from animals to humans. Others are ch...
By benim
In DR Congo
Dec 10th, 2012
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By Jamie Glazov Asia News recently reported how the misogynist crime of female genital mutilation (FGM) continues to be a “widespread traditional practice” in “rural areas and more remote areas of Indonesia, particularly the island of Java.” The story makes sure to remind us, naturally, that while th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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by Bashir Goth In a speech that I consider to be one of the most powerful and most compassionate speeches that any Somali leader has delivered for a long time, Somalia’s new President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud has spoken candidly and explicitly about some of the most serious challenges that his governmen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2012
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I wonder how many Ghanaian professionals or specialists are in the Diaspora out there in the USA, UK, Australia, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands, Germany, Japan, South Korea, South Africa, China, among others. Ghanaians by nature have a penchant and pass...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 18th, 2012
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There are some metaphors that are so striking and so unusual that they instantly transform one’s way of thinking about the subject matter. Consider, for example, this saying from China: The women of the world hold up half the sky. This sentence conveys a unique picture of the human female condition, ...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 5th, 2011
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Kenyan Masaai denounce female circumcision Narok – A small church house shelters about a dozen Maasai girls escaping female circumcision and early marriage, age-old customs of the Kenyan tribe now frayed by health risks and new laws. While Maasai elders strongly defend their culture, some men h...
By benim
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Oct 28th, 2010
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Targeting: Hillary Clinton (U.S. Secretary of State) Sponsored by: CARE An estimated 100 to 140 million girls and women worldwide are currently living with the consequences of female genital cutting, also called female circumcision. Female genital cutting includes several different forms of cutting p...