The term FGM must change, says leading surgeon

(Hat tip.)
Fuck that political correctness bullshit. Call a spade a spade; never mind what some medical bureaucrat would dictate to us, how we supposedly ought to behave, in terms of our language.

Sophie Eastaugh

Dr Geetha Subramanian says she has performed roughly 4000 reversal operations on women suffering from genital cutting. Dr Geetha Subramanian says she has performed roughly 4000 reversal operations on women suffering from genital cutting.

A surgeon who worked for 27 years battling the effects of female genital mutilation (FGM) on women in East London has called for the term to be changed, saying it has an alienating effect on practising communities.

Speaking at a the annual general meeting of Tower Hamlets charity Women’s Health and Family Services (WHFS), Dr Geetha Subramanian MBE said: “The communities don’t accept the word ‘mutilation’ because it sounds horrible. It’s not what their parents or grandparents had intended – they thought they were doing something good for the children.

“The term is cutting. The language that health professionals use should be learnt from the communities. If the service is not culturally sensitive for the women who need it, there is no point.”

Dr Subramanian began working as a gynaecologist in Tower Hamlets…

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