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Female Genital Mutilation: anything to keep a man

On a visit to Djibouti (Horn of Africa) in 1965, I came upon a report on female genital mutilation prepared by a French doctor attached to the Foreign Legion. It described the hideous practices perpetrated on young Somali girls by their female … Continue reading

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SUDANESE WOMEN WHIPPED FOR WEARING TROUSERS

  Invited to a World Tourism Organisation conference in Bali in 1993, I was refused admission at the door because I was wearing trousers. Not just any old trousers mind you, but a linen trouser suit, the height of fashion … Continue reading

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