Female Foeticide and Infanticide

Female Foeticide and Infanticide By Ruth Akinradewo Femicide is defined as: ‘the intentional killing of females because of their gender’. Numerous examples we have already explored comprise diverse types of femicide. Not withstanding this, female foeticide and infanticide represent perhaps the starkest form of femicide. ‘Female foeticide’ relates to


END FGM by Ruth Akinradewo Female genital mutilation, commonly referred to as FGM, is an inhuman and gender-specific abuse. It is a procedure whereby female genitalia is deliberately cut, injured, or changed and is sometimes referred to as female circumcision, which is a misnomer as it is quite different

Rape – A Violent Violation

Rape - A Violent Violation by Ruth Akinradewo This year’s global UN 16 days of activism campaign is centered explicitly on rape: by far the most ruthless of sexual violations. Rape as defined by the Metropolitan Police, "is when a person intentionally penetrates another's vagina, anus or mouth with