Watch for the ABC and Fauxfacts to follow suit. Downplay and redefine out of existence the “procedure” on the altar of cultural sensitivity. Water down and dilute to the point where it becomes a case of ho-hum, turn the page nothing to see here.
“…Several conservative news outlets have criticised the New York Times for their use of the term “genital cutting” rather than “female genital mutilation” (FGM), after the newspaper said it would stop .using the latter term because it is “culturally loaded”. FGM is defined by UNICEF as “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons…” New York Times refuses to use term ‘female genital mutilation’ for being ‘culturally loaded’