The Doctors and Parents Arguing for Female Circumcision in the U.S.
The first federal female genital mutilation case in the U.S. has reignited a longstanding debate over what constitutes the practice and how best to handle it.
National Secular Society
Some in the US are using 'religious freedom' arguments to claim forms of #FGM should be acceptable - & drawing on the perceived acceptability of male #circumcision to back them up. We must resist this narrative & defend bodily integrity for every child
Really great article on FGC and the entire US situation. Do read! "The Doctors and Parents Arguing for Female Circumcision in the U.S. "
Dr Iona Italia
“In a liberal society that accepts male circumcision, room for discussion of the acceptability of female genital cutting exists.” Circ & FGM advocates are pairing up in an unholy alliance. Vice itself is partly to blame for championing male circ.