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Contents: Female Genital Mutilation (Issue 25)

Guest-Editorial: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Rashida Murphy
An Anatomy of a Movement: Masooma Ranalvi
The Un-Cut: Insia Dariwala
The Practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) amongst the Dawoodi Bohra Shia Muslim Community: Dilshad Tavawalla and Shaheeda Tavawalla-Kirtane
Zehra’s Story: Zehra Patwa
Shehrebanu’s Story: Shehrebanu
An Interview with Sultana and Zainab: Rashida Murphy
Across the shores – the story of a Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) survivor: Zarine Hashim
Have you met your clitoris?: Aarefa Johari
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in India: A Hidden Truth: Chandni Shiyal
My Experience with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Anonymous
I survived Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Fatema Kabira
Female Genital Cutting: A Continuing Tradition: Mariya Taher
If Allah sent us whole why should we cut for the sake of God?: Saleha Paatwala
Just a Slice of Skin: Mariya Taher & Aarefa Johari


For more stories, read Café Dissensus Everyday, the blog of Café Dissensus Magazine.

3 Comments Post a comment
  1. My thoughts #

    survivor stories? like a nick there would kill u right? totally misguiding ppl. bohra circumcision is less than removal of prepuce too. Its nothing more than a pain from a vaccination. Its more symbolic than patriarchy motivated. Its done only and only because the bohras believe it was said by the prophet . Survivor is too big a word for this procedure.

    May 7, 2016
    • Dear Anonymous, there is nothing religious about this and you know that or you would have identified yourself and the source (the Prophet?) Please do not dismiss something you choose not to understand. I’m very happy that you endured no more pain than a vaccination, but 50,000 women disagree and want it stopped.

      May 8, 2016
  2. Little contribution to your article : artist I realized a work ” Infibulation “about female genital mutilation.
    I have presented this work in Art Galery but also in french high schools to open the debate. When Art opens up dialogue !
    If you want to discovery the séries :
    And a drawing about inviolabilt to the woman’s body. I have dedicated this work to Dr. Denis Mukwege, Nobel Peace Prize in 2018:

    December 17, 2018

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