Old Ways, New Ways

Several years ago I attended a conference in Cairo and was invited to speak at the AGM of the Cairo Women’s Association.  This was a group of expat and upper class Egyptian women and remained unregistered for fear it would be shut down. My hostess informed me that around 90% of Egyptian women are circumcised. The regal Egyptian women were full of curiosity and questions about the pelvic floor and sexuality, being the first time many had heard such specific information.

The next article is likely to stop you in your tracks to consider the plight of females in other cultures who suffer mutilation leading to a lifetime of scarring, difficult births, bladder dysfunction, infection, pain and a life without sexual pleasure. http://europenews.dk/en/node/28660.

Please be warned, some material in the report is quite graphic and disturbing