Posted by MeDiNaStaR, Wed Nov-13-02 02:29 AM
> genital mutilation is a horrible act,for
>>generations it has been practised in Somalia...its easy to
>>look at it with a western state of mind without researching
>>the economical/social aspects it has for women...For many
>>mothers/grandmothers its an act of love,they dont want their
>> (grand)daughters to be the outcast of society so they
>and it's equally easy to make excuses for it when it's not
>going to happen to you.
>what difference does it make if a horrible act is lovingly
>practiced or not?
I'm not not justifying the act....its horrible point blank...I was explaining where these women where coming from...