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by / on January 5, 2013 at 10:55 am / in Body, Culture, Editorials, Education, Gender, Relationships, Religion, Society

Female Circumcision: Man Myths and Mutilation

The word circumcise is defined as ‘the cutting off of the prepuce or clitoris’.  This age-old practice of mutilating the genitals was originally thought to be a religious rite, but nothing could be further from the truth. The history of both male and female circumcision can be traced as far back as the early 1800’s. As myths and scant documentation […]

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by / on July 10, 2012 at 4:53 pm / in Body, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Government, Miscellaneous, News, Parenting, Politics, Prejudice, Religion, Sexuality, Society, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Male Circumcision: A Necessary Cut?

Circumcision (the removal of some or all of the foreskin of a male’s penis) made headlines again in Cologne, Germany this week where a court ruled it illegal to circumcise an infant for religious reasons regardless of parental consent.  This new law was apparently brought on by the case of a doctor in a lower court whose circumcision on a […]

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by / on September 23, 2011 at 1:41 am / in Current Events, Editorials, News, Religion, Society

Pastor Rapes Five Sisters

From: Daily Graphic/Ghana Shared by: The Head Pastor of African Faith Tabernacle, Rev. Paul Nkansah, has been arrested for allegedly raping five sisters at Akyem Akiase in the Eastern Region. Rev. Nkansah, who was alleged to have confessed to having affair with the five sisters, said he committed the crime on the orders of some celestial powers. The sexual […]

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by / on September 17, 2011 at 9:47 pm / in Current Events, Editorials, Education, Politics, Sexuality

Gender Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gender inequality has maintained the suppression of women worldwide and unfortunately has impacted Sub-Saharan Africa with the greatest magnitude. Everyday in these countries are countless occurrences of physical, emotional, and psychological abuse that must be acknowledged as a primary concern for governments across the world. A prime example of gender inequality is the use of rape as a weapon of […]

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by / on August 24, 2011 at 11:20 am / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Government, Prejudice

The Social Construction of Race in Western Society

In the age of the First Black President of America, racial rhetoric and hatred is running rampant on the Internet and spewed out of the mouths of politicians for political gain. However, what most people do not realize is that race is a socially constructed ideology. Race and subsequent racism was created by White Europeans and Americans in order to […]

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