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Petition Against Female Genital Mutilation

Health & Wellness  (tags: women, risks, children, humans, death, abuse, Female Genital Mutilation )

- 4374 days ago -
As either citizens or organisations, we want to express our opposition to Female Genital Mutilation. More than 3 million girls every year suffer this ignominy, and more than 150 million women live with the effects their entire life


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Mara G (411)
Tuesday June 26, 2007, 11:21 am
Noted. Thank you Mada. Keep up the good fight!!

Madalena Lobaotello (448)
Tuesday June 26, 2007, 11:29 am
This is a great and good fight!

Blacktiger P (247)
Tuesday June 26, 2007, 4:52 pm
noted and petition signed

linda b (31)
Tuesday June 26, 2007, 4:58 pm
Have noted and signed petition.
It's time the barbaric practice of female genital mutalation be brought to an end.
Ditto for the circumsion of male infants.

Beatrix Druery (10)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 3:30 am
Noted. Please keep up the good work. This practice needs to be stopped.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 5:31 am
Signed and noted! Thank you!

Pam F (221)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 5:45 am
Noted and signed, also.
A truly barbaric practice.

Candy L (473)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 6:48 am
Signed & noted.

Thanh Nguyen (10)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 8:23 am
Who in the world would do this?! Don't they have daughters, mothers, or a wife? Noted and definitely signed!

elle v (339)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 11:15 am
noted and petition signed

Jennie B (14)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 1:45 pm
Signed and Noted. Thank you, Mada.

Madalena Lobaotello (448)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 2:30 pm
Thanks to all that note and signed this petition.
Spread the word!

Dusty K (1339)
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 2:36 pm
Noted and signed petition Mada! Thank you!

Madalena Lobaotello (448)
Thursday June 28, 2007, 6:13 am
In general FGM is a problem in many of the countries where there is much emigration.
Tradicion is more poweful than law.
We need to educate, to educate and to educate until managing to end these practice

Countries where we have data avaliable:

A Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan

B Bahrain, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi

C Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Cyprus

D-E-F Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France

G Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau

I-K-L India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Luxembourg

M Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique

N Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway

P-R-S Peru, Rwanda, Sao Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland

T-U-Y-Z Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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