Female genital mutilation (FGM) still goes on today, even in so-called civilized society. The horrifying practice of cutting and removing a young girl’s genitalia serves no hygienic, spiritual or sexual purpose. It is an extreme form of child abuse, savage, cruel and criminal. It should be stopped.
Female circumcision will be inflicted on up to 2,000 British schoolgirls during the summer holidays – leaving brutal physical and emotional scars. Yet there have been no prosecutions against the practice.
FGM can result in acute infection, tetanus, bleeding of adjacent organs, shock resulting from violent pain, and hemorrhage and even death. The lifelong physical and psychological debilities include chronic pelvic infections, vulval abscesses, sterility, incontinence, depression, anxiety, psychosis and sexual dysfunction.
In this article, from today’s internet edition of The Guardian, you can read the dirty truth about this barbaric ritual.
If young boys were having their peckers lopped off, the perpetrators would be doing life behind bars.