About Melinda

About Melinda…

Melinda Jones is an independent scholar, feminist human rights lawyer and disability advocate.…

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Recent Articles, Thoughts and Insights

Intersex Genital Mutilation – a Western Version of FGM

ABSTRACT Children around the world are subjected to genital mutilation, which constitutes a serious breach of the rights of the child. When procedures are carried out on girl children in countries such as Africa, the Middle East and the Philippines, […]

Four Ways You Can Work for Inclusive Communities this Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur provide an opportunity for all of us to indulge in reflection about our lives and experiences of the world. This is a time to take stock individually and as a community. So now is a […]

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Leonard Cohen, the Sisters of Mercy and Disability Advocacy

Being a self-advocate is not easy. When we have one specific problem, it is reasonably manageable to report on the problem and be involved in finding a solution. But as we discovered last week, in Parshat Pinchas, successful self-advocacy depends […]

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