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Wonderfully made (FGM/C)

This study can help a group to start discussing female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and how it harms the sanctity of God’s creation

2016 Available in English and French

Member of a choir in DRC who write their own songs to educate people on the topic of SGBV.

From: Reveal toolkit: Gender and sexual violence

Tools to reveal and address inequality between men and women, and to address gender-based violence, including sexual violence and female genital mutilation/cutting

This Bible study is based on Psalm 139:13-15.

It makes the following key points:

  • God has created us. Our physical bodies are important because we are physical beings. Our bodies were wonderfully designed and should bring glory to God.
  • Adopting cultural practices, such as FGM/C, suggests that we value membership of that culture more than we do our membership of God’s kingdom.
  • God rejoices in his creation. Our daughters and sisters are beautiful just as he has made them. The practice of FGM/C contradicts what God has created.

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