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Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation

  • FGM in Sri Lanka: It’s never ‘just a nick’ Read more >

    FGM in Sri Lanka: It’s never ‘just a nick’

    Image: FGM is practiced by a number of Muslim communities in Sri Lanka [Louise Gubb/Getty Images] By Zainab Ibrahim   & Ermiza Tegal. For decades, female genital mutilation (FGM) has been practiced in Sri Lanka. However, to those outside the practicing communities, this information elicits shock and disbelief. Secrecy about FGM in Sri Lanka is both imposed and internalised. Women […]

  • Sri Lanka FGM/FGC Victims speak out Read more >

    Sri Lanka FGM/FGC Victims speak out

    Save the Girl Child, a group of concerned citizens representing the Muslim community in Sri Lanka, Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka and Mumbai-based ‘Sahiyo,’ a transnational organization working to end Female Genital Cutting (FGC) among the Dawoodi Bohras in Asian communities, provided Ceylon Today with testimonials based on interviews conducted with females who have […]

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