female genital mutilation

The crack of the whip on flesh is a sound I won’t easily forget. (image courtesy of the author)

I Attended A Whipping Ceremony In Ethiopia

I walked with my husband and our guide into the whipping ceremony. I knew what I was about to see, but I was woefully unprepared for how I would feel.


Chilling ISIS Hoax: Calling for Iraqi Women to Undergo Female Genital Mutilation

Reports that the militant Islamist group ISIS decreed FGM for Iraqi women have been debunked. But the practice? Still widely present.