Author Archives: Hilary Burrage

About Hilary Burrage

Hilary Burrage is the author of two books on female genital mutilation: ERADICATING FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: A UK Perspective, which covers many aspects (legal, health, education, socio-economic etc) of FGM both in the UK and world-wide, and FEMALE MUTILATION: The truth behind the horrifying global practice of female genital mutilation (book details: www.hilaryburrage.com ). Hilary is an adjunct professor at the Buehler Centre, Northwestern University, Chicago, and a consultant sociologist, speaker and journalist. All content on this site reflects solely Hilary's personal thoughts and perceptions.

Brexit Labour (Lexit) Means Lost Futures and Democratic Deficit

It seems the Labour Manifesto for the European Elections is set to be another attempt, even so late in the day, to sit on the fence.  Is this the final evidence that for too many (by no means all) in … Continue reading

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Do Young Momentum Enthusiasts Know That Jeremy Corbyn Really Wants Brexit?

In the New Statesman of 30 June Stephen Bush tells us that the position of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is of less relevance than (in Stephen’s view) the fact that most Labour MPs are pro-Brexit.   To my mind this … Continue reading

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Brexit: Why we haven’t left the Labour Party (yet)

Main points of correspondence sent to Labour Party HQ in early February 2017 by Tony Burrage and myself (Hilary Burrage): …   Currently we are extremely unhappy about our Labour membership – which is a great shame after some 40 … Continue reading

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Stop #Brexit

Wnat follows below are some links to material and activists supporting #RemaIN. I am fundamentally opposed to the UK withdrawing from the European Union. This is not simply a matter of economics (though that’s critical); it’s about the basic need for … Continue reading

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