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Thus Spoke Fatima

Lebanese American University


“ … I do not recall the day of my circumcision. I have no recollection of the physical pain I was made to suffer. But what has remained engraved in my memory and what I can never forget, is the agony and affliction I began to feel when I grew up and became aware of the horror inflicted on my body, of the physical amputation I was submitted to, an essential part of my femininity had been cut off from me and tossed away.


Female circumcision; violence towards women; forced marriage

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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.341


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