genital mutilation

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More than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone procedures to alter their genitalia for non-medical reasons. READ MORE »


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An advertisement about the genital mutilating clitorectomy has just won an International Advertising Association Award for Social Responsibility. The print PSA is a photo of a naked women on her back with her legs spread. Covering her private interests is a white circle that reads, “Wet your finger and rub to find out what millions… READ MORE »


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The rate of infant male circumcision has decreased significantly since the 1930s and 1940s, at least in the U.K. Some people see circumcision as a form of genital mutilation, and there are even operations that reverse the procedure. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? [The Times, U.K.]
Soroptimist, a volunteer organization, held its annual “Bras for… READ MORE »


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A rare colorless diamond — 101.27 carats — will be auctioned off in Hong Kong in late May and is expected to go for at least $6 million. Be sure to alert your boyfriend so that he can bid on what is sure to become your engagement ring. [AHN]

The Raelians, a cult-like group,… READ MORE »