Skip to comments.Hidden world of female genital mutilation in the UK
Posted on 07/25/2012 2:43:35 AM PDT by markomalley
Every year around 20,000 young women in the UK and France are "at risk" from female genital mutilation (FGM), but the way each country's authorities deal with those who carry it out are very different.
Twenty-three-year-old Ayanna, herself a victim of FGM, stands against the rain-lashed window of her home on the 19th floor of a Glasgow tower block in the Red Road district of the city - home to a new wave of refugees under the government's dispersal programme.
"I am so happy here," she says, clutching her 11-month-old baby to her.
"I no longer suffer the pain of sex with my husband. The pain was worse than childbirth."
She claimed political asylum to escape a forced marriage and to spare her daughter mutilation.
Ayanna explains that other mothers are allowing their daughters to be cut in Glasgow.
"There were two children on the estate, one aged three years and the other two weeks, who were cut recently by the elder women.
"They use razors, scissors and sharp knives".
FGM is a procedure which, at the least, involves cutting away part of the clitoris or, at its most brutal, all the exposed female genitalia, leaving only a small opening for urination and menstruation.
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They are a sick society.
Islam is a cruel and barbaric rape and murder cult.
FGM has nothing to do with the muslim/Islamic religion. This is a African culture practice..it's not practiced in muslim countries out of Africa and it is looked down upon by muslims in non African countries. I knew some muslim guys from the ME and they had no love for the African's doing this and I can tell you they liked their women "whole". Called them African savages...
When it is practiced in England etc the perps are always African usually from Somalia and other hell hole countries.
/sarc (does it have to be said?)
“When it is practiced in England etc the perps are always African usually from Somalia and other hell hole countries”
And terrorists that murder innocent civilians with the aim of murdering more innocent civilians aren’t muslimes, either, if you listen to muslime apologists.
And the burka has nothing to do with islam, we are told by these same people.
Yes, but the non african muslim countries abhor the FGM practice.
This was reported in the BBC?