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Female Genital Mutilation: Change through Understanding
Date Monday April 20
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
UCSF
Rock Hall Auditorium, Mission Bay
Event Type Speaker
Emailmaureen.conway [at] ucsf.edu
Phone502-2442
In January 2009 NPR broadcast that 200 girls as young as eight-years-old had to run away from home and leave their families in Sudan to avoid genital mutilation. Riham Shebl is a feminist, Muslim scholar who resides in Egypt where the practice is spreading. Her research includes study of how the Koran supports feminism and her work is dedicated to understanding and stopping female genital mutilation. This program will include a screening of her two documentaries, a provocative presentation and an enlightening discussion.

Presenter: Riham Shebl

Cosponsors: SAC, GSA, NSC, CGE

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brave authoradmired by SF queerFriday Apr 17th, 2009 11:18 AM
Genital Mutilation of Babies, Adolescents, Males and Females is Grotesque Abuse!Gil Villagrán, MSWMonday Mar 30th, 2009 7:34 PM
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