US Bush administration blocks anti female genital mutilation measures


This is a video about Ousmane Sembène‘s film Mooladé, against female genital mutilation.

From Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad, 22 May 2008, paper edition:

Female circumcision and the godson of George H.W. Bush

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By our correspondent Caroline de Gruyter

[William] Steiger is the godson of George H.W. Bush, the father of the present President. He is 38 years old; however, for seven years he has been running the United States Office of Global Health Affairs. …

All World Health Organization member countries during the annual general meeting this week wanted to pass an anti female circumcision resolution, except for one country: the USA.

See also here.

US cuts funding for condoms in Marie Stopes’ African clinics: here.

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