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17 year old girl dies from FGM in Egypt

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Theimpossiblegirl Wed 01-Jun-16 13:55:00

In a private hospital ffs! Why are they not shut down and prosecuted? The poor girl. I really don't understand how anyone can let this happen to their daughter. I have daughters and it just beggars belief.

What can we actually do to help end this barbaric practice?

Guardian Link

Fingeronthebutton Wed 01-Jun-16 16:37:37

The one thing you can do is keep talking about it as you did her. It's happening in this country (uk) but we still turn a blind eye to it because of PC and 'cultural sensertivities' And I have to say that the Gardian newspaper is the worst perpetrator of PC and defending 'cultural sensertivities' I don't know what your financial situation is but there are good charities who desperately need money for the good work they do to stamp out this evil practice.

lljkk Wed 08-Jun-16 18:10:56

Something like 90% of Egyptian women have had this done. sad
I will never look at Egyptians the same again.
Although the main Egyptian guy I know is very camp, gay & used to/still does? run a dog-grooming business. So probably not standard issue.

Hepzibar Wed 08-Jun-16 20:10:34

I'm going on an FGM course tomorrow, I work in education.
Not looking forward to it to be honest.

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