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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): A Deadly Degrading Painful Practice
  1. Alyson Elliman
  1. Locum Consultant, Sexual Health Services, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, Surrey, UK

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Emmanuel Ebah. Glasgow, UK: Divine Spark Publications, 2015. Kindle Edition. File size: 824 KB. Pages: 50 (print length). Simultaneous device usage: unlimited. Price: £2.62 (free on kindleunlimited)

Readers of this journal will be familiar with the short- and long-term outcomes of female genital mutilation (FGM), both physical and emotional, on women and girls who are not consenting to its practice. Emmanuel Ebah, a spiritual philosopher, talks from a broad canvas. He sets out the background and global prevalence with 2015 figures and covers legislation to end the practice. This is in the context of human rights agendas, including the right to life and non-violence, and the un-Christian and un-Islamic interpretation of inflicting pain and subjugating women.

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