London, England; Zed Books: 1987. The circumcision of women: a strategy for eradication Koso-Thomas 0 ABSTRACT Female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of Africa that has significant medical consequences. The main arguments in its favor, including cleanliness, aesthetics, improved health and social benefits, are refuted in this monograph. This practice was studiedContinue reading “The circumcision of women: a strategy for eradication”
Bodily Integrity and the Politics of Circumcision. 2006, pp 57-64 Psycholinguistic approaches to ritual labia minora elongation among the Baganda women of Uganda Villa E., Grassivaro Gallo P ABSTRACT Ritual elongation of the labia minora is a particular expansive modification of the external genitalia exercised for cultural motives (FGM type 4 – WHO 1996). The practice isContinue reading “Psycholinguistic approaches to ritual labia minora elongation among the Baganda women of Uganda”
Afr Popul Dev Bull. 1999 Jun-Jul:26-7. Female genital cutting. Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys. [No authors listed] PIP: This article reports on the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the Central African Republic (CAR), Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Eritrea, Mali, Tanzania and Yemen. Evidences from the Demographic and Health Surveys indicate that FGMContinue reading “Female genital cutting. Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys.”
They took me and told me nothing. Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan Human Rights Watch EXTRACT In Iraqi Kurdistan a survey by the Ministry of Human Rights in 2009 suggests that in one district over 40 percent of women and girls aged 11-24 years have been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). An NGOContinue reading “They took me and told me nothing”
Pambazuka Press has published the book “African Sexualities: A Reader”, a collection of research and opinion papers edited by the Ugandese writer Sylvia Tamale. In this book the following works can be found: 1. Introduction, by Sylvia Tamale 2. Researching and Theorizing Sexualities in Africa, by Sylvia Tamale 3. Doing Research on Sexuality in Africa: Ethical DilemmasContinue reading “African Sexuality: A reader”
Female genital mutilation : a teacher’s guide. [language: arabic] World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (Corp. Author) Cairo; Ed. WHO EMRO: 2003. (146 pags) This eBook can be downloaded for free in this LINK.
Islamic ruling on male and female circumcision. Muhammad Lutfi, Al-Sabbagh. Alexandría; Ed. WHO EMRO, 1996. (46 pags) SUMMARY A collection of three brief scholarly treatises on male and female circumcision as viewed in the body of Islamic law. Noting the lack of doubt that male circumcision is a legitimate practice, the papers largely address commonContinue reading “Islamic ruling on male and female circumcision.”
Med Law. July 1994;13(7-8):575-622, To Mutilate in the Name of Jehovah or Allah: Legitimization of Male and Female Circumcision Sami A. ALDEEB ABU-SAHLIEH Introduction: Article 24, paragraph 3 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, of 20 Nov. 1989, stipulates: States Parties shall take all effective and appropriate measures with a view toContinue reading “To Mutilate in the Name of Jehovah or Allah: Legitimization of Male and Female Circumcision”