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Female Circumcision in Indonesia

  • Female Circumcision/ Genital Mutilation-  FC/FGM

Although it may come as a surprise to many of us, Indonesia is among the countries, where female circumcision is still present, in quite prominent number. With its rapidily growing economy, steady democracy and rich culture, Indonesia makes one of the most interesting destinations in Asia. It is the most populous Muslim nation in the world and is often presented as a model of tolerant Islam. Continue reading Female Circumcision in Indonesia

Medan

Our old yellow minibus stops and everything around sinks into an unbearable quienscency. It is hard to endure, not because of impatience to get through all these kilometres of traffic. It is because of an unbearable heat. In this moment I am not able to concentrate on anything else, except sweat dripping from every part of my body. I would do anything now, to feel a blow of this poluted, dusty air on my skin. The same one, which was so annoying, only a few momentes ago. I am about to faint any minute now. My face is wet and sticky from the city air. Continue reading Medan