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how could they?

has anyone heard of the 11 year old girl that died in africa after being circumcised? she bled to death and all they did was wrap her in a sheet and bury her. they whole town would have jus kept it secrete but one woman went and told. they arrested the circumcisor and when they found the girls body she was eight months pregnant. i did a paper on female circumcision in high school and they horrers of it. i cant believe this kind of stuff is practiced but its their culture.

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Asked by JuJu_Bean at 2:09 PM on Mar. 5, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • What do they circumsize? It sounds horrible to me.

    Answer by ednakrabapple at 2:18 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • They take off the clitoris. So nasty. Can't leave the poor girls alone. Poor, sick, backwards country. And she was pregnant? Whoever impregnanted her should be shot.

    Answer by elainecat at 2:23 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • wow, that's sick! I never knew there's actually a female surcumcision...
    What does it do? what's the reason for it?

    Answer by Albi1623 at 2:26 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • there are 4 types of circumcision. 1 takes off the clitorus 2 takes of the clitorus and the labia minora 3 takes off the clitorus, labia minora and labia majora and 4 takes everything off and sows them up and leaves a little hole jus for peeing. it has no health benefits and causes serious problems.

    Answer by JuJu_Bean at 2:28 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • and they do it because they believ the clitorus is bad and when someone has a baby if they head touches the clitorus then the baby will die also to provent promiscuity, being a virgin prior to marriage is a must or else you are an outcast and its more for the pleasure of a man they think women should have no sexual gratification its and to its kinda like our sweet sixteen the surgery welcomes the girl into womanhood. but doctors dont do the surgery only old medicine women, they cut them with anything like glass or metal or any sharp object that most likely isnt sanitary. the whole thing is just sad. many die from infection and blood loss.

    Answer by JuJu_Bean at 2:32 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • FGM(Female Genital Mutilation) is an unfortunate aspect of some cultures in the Middle East and Africa. Its typically done as a way to take away a womans sexual enjoyment, and keep her faithful to her husband. The sewing part, where just a small hole is left, can cause intercourse to be very painful and also cause the Menstrual cycle to be horrifically painful.

    In some of the cultures that practice this, it is done as soon as the girl starts her Mentrual cycle.

    Answer by MommaLucy at 2:34 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • That is crazy.
    Those are the only words I have.

    Answer by ednakrabapple at 2:37 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • and yet many who are amazed and disgusted by this will choose to do the same thing to their sons

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:46 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • its not the same for boy....

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:51 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

  • you seemed to answer your own question

    Answer by admckenzie at 3:03 PM on Mar. 5, 2009

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