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Anyone watching the cruel cut?

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Fairydust1986 Wed 06-Nov-13 22:59:04

Huge admiration for Leyla Hussein

Sparklingbrook Thu 07-Nov-13 09:49:47

I am quite interested in the mens' point of view.

Dotty342kids Thu 07-Nov-13 13:20:51

A really interesting and informative piece of television and my heart went out to all those amazing women who are speaking out and challenging their own communities.

Just signed and shared the petition, up to 29,000 now which is good, but nowhere near enough.

Marmotte3 Fri 08-Nov-13 15:32:04

I've only just seen this thread. I wish I could sign the petition but I'm not a UK resident or tax payer. I'm sure this is the case for many MN members.

HouseAtreides Fri 08-Nov-13 17:02:56

I have signed.

YoureBeingASillyBilly Fri 08-Nov-13 17:24:20

52,000 signatures. half way there. please keep bumping and sharing.

firstpost Fri 08-Nov-13 17:36:10

Signed. Bump.

MyNameIsInigoMontoya Fri 08-Nov-13 18:53:43

Not watched it yet cos I missed it, but recording it when it's repeated and already signed the petition.

wonderingwendy Fri 08-Nov-13 19:59:08

I watched this today and I was very upset.its a totally barbaric custom.
The screams of the little girl having it donesad .

Wonderstuff Fri 08-Nov-13 20:26:13


chickensaresafehere Wed 13-Nov-13 14:03:37

Have just watched 'The Cruel Cut' & I was horrified(even though I was aware of FGM)& thought I'll see what the MNers have to say about it.
59 replies!!!!!!!!!!!!!hmmangrysad
Words fail me,the shit on here that reaches over 500 posts,but this is either being ignored or people are not aware of it.Have signed the petition.
Well done Layla (that's my dd's name,I hope she grows up to be half as strong a woman as you!!)

OvaryAction Wed 13-Nov-13 16:51:07

Good point Chicken I've noticed that, it's the same in RL. Very few people actually want to think about the horrible things that go on in this world, because with that knowledge comes a sense that you ought to be doing something about it.

grimbletart Wed 13-Nov-13 17:02:46

just signed. Petition's now at nearly 76,000.

LornMowa Thu 14-Nov-13 07:37:43

Signed. Petition now at 76500.

Ginformation Sat 16-Nov-13 12:31:34

Petition now 81000.

Bumping for more!

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