Like many people, I find FGM deeply upsetting. Like many people, I feel intense discomfort – emotional and physical – when merely reading about it. Like many people, I can’t begin to imagine what the girls and women subjected to FGM experience and live through. A literature review published in Nursing Times in 2013, sheds important light on this last […]

UPDATE 03/05/2011 – Shotgunshack has posted a great piece on this issue as it plays out in INGOs – check out ‘Gender and NGOs – Pretty on Paper’ Most international agencies backed International Women’s Day in March, and – some valid concerns about the political  appropriation of the gender movement aside – this is right and […]