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Female genital mutilation: 'Don't touch the children'

Colin Boyd Shafer

Published
Modified 18 Nov 2009, 3:15 am

COMMENT Ayaan Hirshi Ali's revealing autobiography Infidel provided me with new insight into the concept of female circumcision. She recounts the events that transpired in her own childhood.

Her traditional Muslim grandmother took her to get her clitoris and labia removed and vagina sewn shut.

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