Zero Tolerance for FGM …

L to r: Tobe Levin, the late Efua Dorkenoo OBE, Hilary Burrage, London August 2013. We still mourn the loss in October 2014 of our mentor Efua whose spirit speaks through Hilary's post.

L to r: Tobe Levin, the late Efua Dorkenoo OBE, Hilary Burrage, London August 2013. We still mourn the loss in October 2014 of our mentor Efua whose spirit speaks through Hilary’s post.

KUDOS to  Hilary Burrage for clarity, courage, and compassion in “Anthr/Apological Studies Of FGM As Cultural Excuses For ‘FGC’”

April 22, 2015

Here’s a passionate reminder of what’s at stake:  keeping girls’ genitalia intact. Hilary makes a clear case against coddling  accomplices of FGM … http://hilaryburrage.com/2015/04/22/anthrapological-studies-of-fgm-as-cultural-excuses-for-fgc/

Readers may also want to see my  coinage of the concept, published significantly at the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tobe Levin. “’Highly valued by both sexes’: Activists, Anthr/apologists and FGM.” in the Journal on Female Genital Mutilation and Other Harmful Traditional Practices. Scientific Organ of IAC. IAC 25th Anniversary Commemorative Issue. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2010 (including Vol. 2 No. 2). 52-61. See, too, http://www.accmuk.com/fgm_factsheet_1.pdf  & Feminist Europa. Review of Books.  Special on FGM. 9/2009 & 10/ 2010. http://www.ddv-verlag.de/issn_1570_0038_FE%2009_2010.pdf

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