Saturday, October 29, 2011

FGM article commentary

Found this article browsing through TNR and thought it was perfect for a blog. Basically this article discusses the prevalence of female circumcision, or female genital mutilation (FGM), in Egypt. Apparently Mubarak, and his wife Suzanne, were critics of FGM and even tried to ban its practice. In the power vacuum engendered from Mubarak's overthrow however, The Muslim Brotherhood has gained increasing influence, and is a vociferous supporter of FGM. Certainly makes for an interesting read and definitely a topic to raise awareness about so check it out:

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