Some physical side effects are urinary and reproductive tract infections, scarring, infertility, cyst growth, postpartum hemorrhage and death. The cowards who promote the procedure hide under the pretext of “tradition & culture” but it is important for the world to know that the main reason behind it is to eliminate sexual pleasure. One may often wonder why generations of women pass this savage practice to their daughters and granddaughters and the answer is simple – they have been brainwashed since a young age when they too had to go through this procedure.
Efforts to stop these barbaric acts have been hindered by the uneducated and backward groups who point at the “cultural imperialism” of western countries. Families, who live in countries such as England, where genital mutilation is illegal, often send their children back to their homeland in
According to Amnesty international, 130 million women have undergone FGM. The United Nations has declared February 6 as International Day Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). To learn more, you may visit equalitynow.org.