February 6 – International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation is observed each year to raise awareness about this practice. Female genital mutilation of any type has been recognized as a harmful practice and violation of the human rights of girls and women. WHO is committed to the elimination of female genital mutilation within a generation and is focusing on advocacy, research and guidance for health professionals and health … [Read more...]

Tantric Way to Mind, Body and Spirit Satisfaction, Margo Anand

Loving yourself, doesn’t mean indulging yourself in frequent solitary sexual activity or other indulgences. It means to learn to trust yourself and listen to your inner self. To trust your inner guidance that is your heart. After all, if you don’t trust the messages from your heart, then how can you trust the heart of another? ANCIENT WISDOM - DOWNLOAD Love from another won’t make you feel whole if you feel empty inside. You will just find reasons why the person who offers you their heart, … [Read more...]

FGM: New research highlights link between FGM/C and mental disorders

FGM: Female genital mutilation and other harmful practices Health consequences of female genital mutilation Female genital mutilation may cause mental health problems This pilot study investigated the mental health of women following genital mutilation. A number of experts have in the past assumed that women undergoing genital mutilation would be more likely to develop psychiatric illnesses than women in the general population but there has been little research to confirm this … [Read more...]

‘Cultural Tradition’ is No Excuse for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

'Cultural Tradition' is No Excuse for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talking about the progress toward ending female genital mutilation/cutting. WASHINGTON, D. C. --- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Thursday that there is no cultural justification for female genital cutting, a practice that is sometimes referred to as female circumcision. Secretary Clinton says governments and non-governmental … [Read more...]

Kurdistan BANS Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) * Graphic Video

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Kurdistan today (22 June) banned the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a procedure that has no health benefits harms girls and women in many ways. By a large margin, the parliament of Iraqi Kurdistan passed a law criminalizing the practice in the region. FGM involves removing and damaging healthy and normal female genital tissue, and interferes with the natural functions of girls' and women's bodies. It is recognized internationally as a … [Read more...]

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