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originally posted by: jjkenobi
a reply to: gladtobehere
If these people feel genital mutilation is right who are all of you to say it's wrong? How much different is it than circumcision?
I'd love to hear why your opinion is right and other people's opinions are wrong.
originally posted by: Kandinsky
a reply to: Revolution9
Male circumcision is an unnecessary operation imposed on young children for cultural reasons. Are we measuring the rights and wrongs by how much pain is involved?
Long-term consequences can include:
urinary problems (painful urination, urinary tract infections);
vaginal problems (discharge, itching, bacterial vaginosis and other infections);
menstrual problems (painful menstruations, difficulty in passing menstrual blood, etc.
scar tissue and keloid;
sexual problems (pain during intercourse, decreased satisfaction, etc.);
increased risk of childbirth complications (difficult delivery, excessive bleeding, caesarean section, need to resuscitate the baby, etc.) and newborn deaths;
need for later surgeries: for example, the FGM procedure that seals or narrows a vaginal opening (type 3) needs to be cut open later to allow for sexual intercourse and childbirth (deinfibulation). Sometimes genital tissue is stitched again several times, including after childbirth, hence the woman goes through repeated opening and closing procedures, further increasing both immediate and long-term risks;
originally posted by: 727Sky
There are some really sick people in this world. She could be shot at dawn, noon, or any other time that is convenient as far as I am concerned.
A doctor in the US city of Detroit has been charged with carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM) on young girls in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the country.
Prosecutors said Jumana Nagarwala had been performing the practice on girls aged between six and eight for 12 years.
Of course she is claiming she did not do it.
In a voluntary interview with investigators earlier this week Dr Nagarwala denied being involved in any such procedure, local media reported.
But prosecutors said she had performed "horrifying acts of brutality on the most vulnerable victims".
Some travelled to her practise from outside the state of Michigan and were told not to talk about the procedure, they added.
originally posted by: butcherguy
This shows us how powerful the faith is in the people of Islam.
Has anyone mentioned Islam yet?