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Wednesday, May 5, 2010


It is a sad fact that many countries especially in Africa and in the Middle East, the women or girls under 9 years of age and under are subjected to mutilation of their sex organ in what they call as circumcision, a deep-seated religious or cultural tradition. Gosh, I am glad to be borne in an Asian country where this tradition of circumcision of women is non-existent among females. When I attended the UN convention last year in May at the New York City, this was one of the issues discussed therein. Now, I am glad that the African states themselves are pushing for UN to ban this practice as it is violative of human rights. I hope other countries in the Middle East will push for this measure, too so that the women's rights will be protected.


Mayet said...

it's just horrifying how women suffer from this horrible act!

Hazelicious929 said...

I heard about this and watched it I think which is really not right for us women.