Burkina Faso: ClitorAid vs Catholic Church – in english / en français

Found on (english) ClitorAid.org:

  • Burkina Faso: Clitoraid volunteer doctors perform 13 operations in 2 days for FGM victims while Catholic Church continues defamatory campaign, on ClitorAid, March 5, 2014: With Clitoraid’s volunteer team still awaiting the license it needs to open its new medical center in Burkina Faso, a facility dedicated to providing free clitoral repair surgery for genitally mutilated women, American surgeons who volunteered for Clitoraid’s first campaign there have already operated on 13 women, according to a statement released today by Clitoraid. “A doctor friend offered us use of his own medical facility so we could proceed with helping the 80 women awaiting the free operations we promised,” explained Dr. Brigitte Boisselier, president of Clitoraid and spokesperson for the International Raelian Movement (IRM). “We are deeply grateful to him!” … (full text);
  • Burkina Faso: Catholic Church prevents March 7 opening of Clitoraid’s Pleasure Hospital – PRESSE RELEASE Las Vegas – Published on ClitorAid, March 3, 2014: According to a statement released today by the nonprofit organization Clitoraid, pressure from the Catholic Church and other detractors … has caused Burkina Faso’s government to block the scheduled March 7 opening of Clitoraid’s clitoral repair hospital, known as the Kamkaso Hospital, in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Nicknamed “the Pleasure Hospital, the Kamkaso facility is the first of its kind in the world … (full text);
  • Burkina Faso: World’s 1st Clitoral Repair Hospital for FGM Victims to Open in West Africa on March 7, on ClitorAid, February 8, 2014;

Trouvé sur le  site web de fr.ClitoAid.org:

Contact: in english, en français;
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Burkina Faso: on en.wikipedia; dans fr.wikipedia; on CIA World Factbook; on infoplease; on worldatlas.

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