"Pay close attention to those things that make you angry when they are pointed out. Those are the things you need to know about yourself."
Today, we launch a new report about female genital mutilation/cutting that looks at data from 29 countries over the past 20 years. Our main finding? Overall, support for the practice is declining - even in countries where FGM/C is widespread, such as Egypt and Sudan.
But there is still work to be done! In a few countries, the proportion of girls and women who want FGM/C to continue has remained constant.
Jenny Holzer: Times Square Marquees, 1993 before the disneyfication of Times Square
“Like the Jenny Holzer pieces, you’ve got a lot of people saying, ‘What the fuck is that? What the fuck is that supposed to mean?’ And it’s like, well, why are you angry about that and you’re not angry about anything else you see here? About drug dealing, about people with drugs, about homelessness, but you’re getting mad about this sign because people feel it doesn’t belong here. And they feel all the other stuff does.”
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