“FGM Parties”: Cutters Flown to UK for Clitorectomies

ByPamela Geller on December 22, 2009


Every disgusting Islamic custom is not only coming to the West, it's on the rise. Like previously reported that thousands of girls in the UK have been mutilated and they can't (or won't) stop it. Raging sharia. Despite the taqiya, Islam sanctions it, encourages it. UK fails to halt female genital mutilation The Independent (hat tip Christine)

Girls are still at risk this Christmas as 'cutters' are flown in from abroad to perform the illegal procedure here

Hundreds of British schoolgirls are facing the
terrifying prospect of female genital mutilation (FGM) over the
Christmas holidays as experts warn the practice continues to flourish
across the country. Parents typically take their daughters back to
their country of origin for FGM during school holidays, but The Independent on Sunday
has been told that "cutters" are being flown to the UK to carry out the
mutilation at "parties" involving up to 20 girls to save money.

police face growing criticism for failing to prosecute a single person
for carrying out FGM in 25 years; new legislation from 2003 which
prohibits taking a girl overseas for FGM has also failed to secure a

Experts say the lack of
convictions, combined with the Government's failure to invest enough
money in education and prevention strategies, mean the practice
continues to thrive. Knowledge of the health risks and of the
legislation remains patchy among practising communities, while beliefs
about the supposed benefits for girls remain firm, according to
research by the Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development

As a result, specialist doctors and midwives are
struggling to cope with increasing numbers of women suffering from
long-term health problems, including complications during pregnancy and

Campaigners are urging ministers
to take co-ordinated steps to work with communities here and overseas
to change deep-seated cultural attitudes and stamp out this extreme
form of violence against women.

The author and
life peer Ruth Rendell, who has campaigned against FGM for 10 years,
said: "When I helped take the Bill through Parliament seven years ago,
I was very hopeful that we'd get convictions and that would then act as
a deterrent for other people. But that has never happened and my heart
bleeds for these girls. This mutilation is forever; nothing can be done
to restore the clitoris, and that is just very sad for them. I have
repeatedly asked questions of ministers from all departments about why
there has never been a prosecution and why we still do not have a
register of cases. But while they are always very sympathetic, nothing
ever seems to get done. Teachers must not be squeamish and must talk to
their girls so we can try and prevent it from happening."

is classified into four types, of varying severity; type 3 is the most
mutilating and involves total removal of the clitoris, labia and a
narrowing of the whole vagina.

An estimated
70,000 women living in the UK have undergone FGM, and 20,000 girls
remain at risk, according to Forward. The practice is common in 28
African countries, including Somalia, Sudan and Nigeria, as well as
some Middle Eastern and Asian countries such as Malaysia and Yemen. It
is generally considered to be an essential rite of passage to suppress
sexual pleasure, preserve girls' purity and cleanliness, and is
necessary for marriage in many communities even now. It has no
religious significance.

The most common age
for the procedure is between eight and 11 but it can be carried out
just after birth or just before marriage. It carries the risk of death
from bleeding or tetanus, and long-term problems include urinary
incontinence, recurrent infections and chronic pain. Reversal
procedures are necessary in order to avoid major problems for a woman
and baby during childbirth.

In the UK, some
women have to travel hundreds of miles to one of 15 specialist clinics
because services and training are so patchy. There are no specialist
clinics at all in Scotland, or Wales, and student doctors, midwives and
social workers are not routinely taught to recognise or deal with FGM.

DVD, paid for by Baroness Rendell, which shows health workers how to
reverse FGM will be launched in January. She hopes the next generation
of health professionals will be better equipped to help affected women,
many of whom suffer from long-term psychological effects such as
flashbacks, anxiety and nightmares.

55, originally from Somalia, underwent type 3 FGM, with no anaesthetic,
when she was 11. One of the lucky ones, she suffered no long-term
physical health problems but still carries psychological scars.

has been vilified by practising communities for campaigning against FGM
and for refusing to allow four of her daughters to be mutilated; the
fifth suffered the procedure while in the care of her grandmother. The
government funding that allowed Amina to work with families in
Yorkshire, going door to door, to schools and community centres,
talking about legal and health risks, ran out in March.

Somali model Waris Dirie was mutilated at the age of five. She set up
the Waris Dirie Foundation in 2002 to help eradicate FGM. She said: "I
am worried about the situation in Europe and the US, as FGM seems to be
on the rise in these places. In the 21st century, a crime this cruel
should not be accepted in a society as developed as England. No one can
undo the trauma that is caused by this horrible crime; it stays in your
head for ever. So what we should focus on is that there won't be
another victim."

Jackie Mathers, a nurse from
the Bristol Safeguarding Children Board, said: "These families do not
do this out of spite or hatred; they believe this will give their
daughters the best opportunities in life. We would like a conviction,
not against the parents, but against a cutter, someone who makes a
living from this. We have anecdotal information that the credit crunch
means people can't go home, so they're getting cutters over for 'FGM

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  • a_bone_2_pick

    This is simply barbaric and unacceptable in a developed nation, or any other for that matter. We allow many barbaric practices openly in the United states such as
    Self-flagellation in Tennessee.

    When does it end?

    • infadelicious 🎶

      this is truly sickening. The things we allow other innocent human beings to endure in the name of what? political correctness? appeasement? I don’t know whether to cry or just scream until my eyes bleed.

      • a_bone_2_pick

        It makes me want to shout from the rooftops “This is wrong, clearly an abomination and barbaric in any society!”

        Years ago, Infa, I knew some college gals, very pretty, blue-eyed and blonde haired, who were totally obvious to this mindset and culture. They talked like “valley girls,” insipid and rather “free-spirited” if you get my drift…

        Anyway, they loved to party and saw nothing wrong with receiving “gifts” for their company… they were introduced to some older men, showered with tokens and money and they eventually flew them to Qutar I think, with promises of marriage and living like the princesses they thought they were.

        On the first night they were drugged, had their clitoris’s removed and then were “shared” amongst the guests that visited. There was no choice given.

        Eventually one found an avenue for escape, I don’t know that the other’s ever did, Infa.

        • infadelicious 🎶

          As horrific as that story is it did not shock me as i have heard of many similar stories. For all their talk about human rights, women’s rights and the protection of children the advocacy groups are turning a blind eye when it comes to islam and their outright “war on women and on young children of both sexes” Let’s not forget about the bacha bazi boys….https://vimeo.com/11352212

          • a_bone_2_pick

            Who could ever forget that aspect? These so-called human rights groups are bogus. Generally Soros has a hand in it and “human rights,” or their dignity, isn’t on their agenda. But, it is on their agenda to remove the One obstacle to their arguments and ultimate aims to destroy what is unique about America – we know our rights come from God, not men, tyrants, kings or govt entities. You remove what is written on our hearts from conception – that HE IS – and there is no obstacle to any depravity man can conceive – or condone.