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'I am relieved more parents are saying no to female circumcision'

(Originally posted by BEYONDHIJABSG on 5 FEBRUARY, 2016. Republished here with permission.)

Country: Singapore

Community: Malay

By Zuby Eusofe 

I was six years old when I was forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) aka… 309 kata lagi

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My Body Is Not Mine – A Muslim woman’s commentary on body autonomy

(Originally posted by BEYONDHIJABSG on 4 FEBRUARY, 2016. Republished here with permission.)

Country: Singapore

Community: Malay

By Zarifah Anuar

When I was two weeks old, my mother handed me over to her  656 kata lagi

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I did not circumcise my daughters, says a Malay Muslim mother

(Originally posted by BEYONDHIJABSG on 3 FEBRUARY, 2016. Republished here with permission.)

Country: Singapore

Community: Malay

By Zubaida Ali

When my daughters were born, I made the decision not to have them circumcised. 328 kata lagi

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Speaking out about Female Genital Cutting among Malays in Singapore

by Filzah Sumartono

Singapore is usually presented as a modern, cosmopolitan city. Yet, underneath the facade of modernity, female genital cutting (FGC) – known locally as ‘sunat perempuan’ 874 kata lagi

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The Sacred Self

By Nurul Fadiah Johari

I have a memory of my little sister going through circumcision. It is all vague to me now. I was 4, and she was a baby. 359 kata lagi

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The Problem of Sunat Perempuan

By Filzah Sumartono

So I was talking to my friend the other day and I brought up the issue of sunat perempuan or female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). 323 kata lagi

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The Pain of Remembering

By Zuby Eusofe

I was six years old when I was forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) aka sunat perempuan. I was in a deep sleep and all of a sudden, I felt a sharp prick on my clitoris. 302 kata lagi

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