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Thursday, April 05, 2007

Eritrea bans female circumcision!

This is one of the most horrific traditions that has been passed down through many generations, maybe even milenia. This is one of the best surprises of which I could have awakened.
Apr 5, 2007 — ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea has banned female circumcision, a life-threatening tradition that aid groups say afflicts some 90 percent of the country's women. [ABC News.]
I have listed more articles below so you can get a true grasp of this situation, for those of you who are unfamiliar with this practice. Then there are some links for other countries who are on this same path towards a ban. Success, ladies. True success. Thank You, Lord!

1. Female Genital Mutilation.
2. FGM by country.
3. Fighting Female Genital Mutilation in Africa.
4. Science and Human Rights.
5. Very Graphic. GENOCIDE - SLAVERY - PIRACY AT SEA20 years of genocide in S-Sudan: 2 million deaths, 4 million displacedState-sponsored genocide in Darfur: 400,000 deaths, 2,5 million displacedSaudi Religious Leader Calls for Slavery's Legalization.

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