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NoFGM

is Hilary Burrage's website to

    *promote information and opinion from and by campaigners, researchers and writers*

who share her concern to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) and other gendered violence and discrimination in the UK and beyond. Potential contributors are invited to email Hilary to discuss proposals for this website.
Most of the articles on female genital mutilation (FGM) below are generously contributed by expert guest contributors with particular professional or personal knowledge and experience.
Hilary Burrage (editor of this website) has also posted many pieces on aspects of FGM, in conjunction with research for her books, Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective (a textbook) and Female Mutilation (narratives from survivors and campaigners globally). To read more about FGM, please see here: Hilary Burrage / FGM.

Free Social Media News Updates On FGM

July 30, 2013

red spikesWant to know more about the fight to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM)? One easy way to keep up to date is to subscribe by email to #NoFGM Daily News, which has been set up completely free and with no obligation simply to help everyone stay informed.
You can also subscribe, free without obligation, to NoFGM_USA.
Both newsletters list social media posts with tags like #FGM, #NoFGM and #EndFGM – so you can also share and promote your own items via these newsletters just by Tweeting them with one of these hashtags.

More Posts On FGM …..

June 1, 2013

Deep red flowerMost of the articles on female genital mutilation (FGM) below are generously contributed by expert guest contributors with particular professional or personal knowledge and experience.
Hilary Burrage (editor of this website) has also posted many pieces on aspects of FGM, in conjunction with research for her book, Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation; A UK Perspective.
To read more, please see here: Hilary Burrage / FGM.

The FGM Agenda Is Moving Fast (And Positively)

March 9, 2013

Redlands FGM

Commentary and reports about FGM are now being added to the literature very rapidly.  For up-to-the-minute information and opinion on what’s happening in the UK

** please see here **.

The #NoFGM Daily News (a free on-line resource) also carries reports every day from around the world on items about FGM shared on Twitter – brings many British, regional and global organisations and developments into focus. Please add hashtag #FGM to be included.

Hilary Burrage, the writer / editor of this website, can be contacted direct via email, here.     (Please leave both email and phone contact details if you can.)

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Co-ordinating Developments To Stop FGM

July 4, 2012

Much praise to you Hilary for launching this e-petition and purpose-specific website and, generally, for your initiative and huge investment of time and effort to increase awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK, urging the Government to do everything possible to eradicate this practice.
I’m sure your articles and tireless tweets on the subject [@NoFGM_UK / #NoFGM] have brought this issue to the attention of many people who would not otherwise have been aware of FGM or troubled themselves with it.

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The HM Government Direct E-Petition To ‘STOP FGM In Britain’

July 2, 2012

Please if you possibly can sign this e-petition (for UK citizens), posted 25 June 2012 on the HM Government website:

STOP Female Genital Mutilation (FGM / ‘cutting’) in Britain

… and then please also ask everyone you know to sign the e-petition as well.  The petition will be open for signing for one year.      Thank you.

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#NoFGM: A Listing For [UK] Action & References On Female Genital Mutilation

July 2, 2012

There should be absolutely no reason for this website to exist; but whilst the necessity to advance the ‘No FGM in UK‘ message remains, this post is offered as a way to record lobbying, and what is actually being done, to halt the risk of genital mutilation to at least two children in Britain, every hour, every day – horrifically, that’s well over 20,000 small girls in the UK p.a..  You are welcome to share in the Comments box (following the link below) any information about, or actions taken to prevent, FGM in the UK. Please tell others too that their contributions will be very welcome.

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FGM is a ‘Prostitution on Womanhood by Parents’

June 3, 2012

Br. Robert Munyui Kamunyu writes, re:

The Other FGM Debate: Is Male Circumcision (MGM) Also Child Abuse?

FGM PROSTITUTION ON WOMANHOOD BY PARENTS – THE BUTCHERS OF WOMANHOOD (THE COVENANT OF THE FLESH).

When God told Abraham to sign the covenant of the flesh, he circumcised all the male children and he was circumcised. The message was direct and in plain language. GENESIS 17: 1-27. The agreement was strategically initiated and the male child grew beholding daily his agreement with God at every call of nature throughout his married life.. The covenant of the flesh for a man is with ease to behold with no ill feelings or regrets without medication required afterwards in life. When God told Moses that the Children of Israel shall not circumcise their girls, the message was given in a spiritual language and bore two warnings….

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