(Im)perishable Pleasure, (In)destructible Desire: Sexual Themes in U.S. and English News Coverage of Male Circumcision and Female Genital Cutting.

J Sex Res. 2014 Sep 25:1-16. [Epub ahead of print] (Im)perishable Pleasure, (In)destructible Desire: Sexual Themes in U.S. and English News Coverage of Male Circumcision and Female Genital Cutting. Carpenter LM, Kettrey HH. ABSTRACT Under what conditions do sexual pleasure and desire get addressed in news coverage of sexual health issues like female genital cuttingContinue reading “(Im)perishable Pleasure, (In)destructible Desire: Sexual Themes in U.S. and English News Coverage of Male Circumcision and Female Genital Cutting.”

UK’s shameful record on female genital mutilation.

BMJ. 2012 Dec 3;345:e8121. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e8121. UK’s shameful record on female genital mutilation. Lloyd-Roberts S. BBC, London, UK. sue.lloyd-roberts@bbc.co.uk Comment in BMJ. 2013;346:f29. EXTRACT Last month the Crown Prosecution Service announced plans to crack down on practitioners of female genital mutilation. Sue Lloyd-Roberts asks why we are lagging behind our European neighbours Ayanna, a 23 year oldContinue reading “UK’s shameful record on female genital mutilation.”

First UK prosecution for female genital mutilation moves a step closer.

BMJ. 2013 May 8;346:f2981. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f2981.  First UK prosecution for female genital mutilation moves a step closer. Torjesen I. EXTRACT The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is examining five cases of alleged female genital mutilation as part of its effort to try to finally bring the first successful prosecution for the offence in the United Kingdom.Continue reading “First UK prosecution for female genital mutilation moves a step closer.”

BMA backs police campaign against female genital mutilation.

BMJ. 2007 Jul 21;335(7611):116. BMA backs police campaign against female genital mutilation. Moszynski P. EXTRACT A crackdown on female genital mutilation has been launched by London’s Metropolitan Police in an attempt to protect the estimated 6500 girls it believes undergo the procedure each year in the United Kingdom. The BMA backed campaign, dubbed Operation Azure,Continue reading “BMA backs police campaign against female genital mutilation.”