Tags: Human Rights of Women

Yes, we can talk about this

Yes, we can talk about this

Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 by Meg Wallace

London's National Theatre recently hosted a debate about freedom of speech, multiculturalism and Islam called Can we talk about this? The opening line was a question to the audience, "Are you morally superior to the Taliban?"

Anne Marie Waters, who was present,... Read More »

Tags: Cultural Relativism, Human Rights of Women

Yes, we can talk about this

Yes, we can talk about this

Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 by Meg Wallace

London's National Theatre recently hosted a debate about Freedom of speech, multiculturalism and Islam called Can we talk about this? The opening line was a question to the audience, "Are you morally superior to the Taliban?"

Anne Marie Waters, who was present,... Read More »

Tags: UDHR, Cultural Relativism, FGM, Human Rights of Women

Yes, we can talk about this

Yes, we can talk about this

Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 by Meg Wallace

London's National Theatre recently hosted a debate about Freedom of speech, multiculturalism and Islam called Can we talk about this? The opening line was a question to the audience, "Are you morally superior to the Taliban?"

Anne Marie Waters, who was present,... Read More »

Tags: UDHR, Human Rights of Women, FGM, Cultural Relativism

The “cutting season” and FGM in the UK: A national disgrace, a national shame

The “cutting season” and FGM in the UK: A national disgrace, a national shame

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2013 by Elizabeth O’Casey

Last month, a coalition of Egyptian NGOs launched a campaign, 'Kamla' (meaning 'complete' in Arabic), against female genital mutilation (FGM), after a botched operation resulted in the death of Egyptian teenager, Soheir Mohamed Al- Batea.

FGM is an intensely... Read More »

Tags: FGM, Reproductive Rights, Human Rights of Women