Case study a time for change: ending female genital mutilation uk aid backs global wave of change to end damaging practice within a generation. Female genital mutilation provides social status to a group of people – poor, rural women – who have no other options in their communities they have limited rights, resources, education, social mobility, or community support for change the traditions that have been practiced for thousands of years are essential to their culture therefore. A new study has shed light on the prevalence of female genital mutilation in india, and the negative physical, psychological and sexual trauma caused by it a new study has shed light on the prevalence of female genital mutilation in india, and the negative physical, psychological and sexual trauma caused by it. Nagarwala was released five months after being charged in the nation’s first federal case involving female genital mutilation, a case that has raised awareness about the procedure – and sharp divisions over it.
This week as we study some of the issues of childhood have undergone the ritual of female genital cutting during the last 50 or 60 years to clarify the terminology, female genital mutilation is the phrase that is used by the world health organization to identify the ritual of cutting female genitalia in the past, the term female circumcision was. 4 | abstract a b s t r a c t this comprehensive study investigates, explores, and analyses the existence of female genital mutilation/ utting (fgm/ ) in iran. Female genital mutilation – the facts compiled by laura reymond, asha mohamud, and nancy ali funding was provided by the wallace global fund. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is a practice by various cultures in a number of countries of africa, asia, and now immigrant locations including europe and australia there are four types of fmg (also sometimes referred to as fgm/c where the c denotes that the mutilation has been done by cutting) type i is the excision.
Us announces massive study on female genital mutilation when i heard the news, i started screaming with joy, activist jaha dukureh says. A study of female genital mutilation oct 8, 2013 | somaliland if you are interested in reading about the issue of female genital mutilation (fgm) from every angle, then you’ll definitely want to look at the africa journal of urology. A survey done by wespeakout, a survivor-led movement to end female genital mutilation (fgm), suggests that three in four (or 75%) girls from the bohra community, a shia muslim group with roots in gujarat, are cut in india around the age of seven. A survivor of female genital mutilation (), the little girl's traumatic experience last may finds space in a study titled the clitoral hood a contested site: khafd or female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) in indiathe report through this case and more such testimonies draws attention to the practice of 'khafd' prevalent in the bohra community.
I was born in sierra leone and lived with my mother and sister i was cut when i was 8 years old i was told that there will be a grand ceremony and they bought me a very pretty dress they invited a lot of other women and there was music and dance then the [. Female genital cutting (fgc), also called female genital mutilation (fgm), female circumcision, excision, clitoridectomy, or infibulation, ritual surgical procedure that is traditional in some societies fgc has been practiced by a wide variety of cultures and as a result includes a number of related procedures and social meanings the procedure the term female genital cutting.
Who library cataloguing-in-publication data eliminating female genital mutilation: an interagency statement unaids, undp, uneca, unesco, unfpa, unhchr. A survey research to examine the effects of female genital mutilation: a case study of benin city, edo state, nigeria abstract one of the most painful physical and emotional experiences for many women and young girls from developing countries is female genital mutilation. The synergistic relationship between health and human rights: a case study using female genital mutilation kirsten moore, ba, kate randolph, ma, nahid toubia, md and.
Dr jumana nagarwala released on $45 million bond ahead of nation’s first female genital mutilation trial. Her account and those of 83 women and 11 men across five indian states are included in the first-ever study about female genital mutilation (fgm) in india, compiled by three independent researchers and a coalition of bohra women against fgm the qualitative research, which was released in february, shows the prevalence of fgm among.
The number of women and girls at risk for female genital mutilation (fgm) in the united states has more than doubled in the past 10 years, according to new figures released on friday the data, the first on fgm in the us for a decade, is being published to coincide with the united nations’ international day of zero tolerance for fgm. Virginia imam is advocating for female genital mutilation, or fgm, despite the fact that the practice is illegal in the united states imam shaker elsayed of the dar al-hijrah islamic center in falls church, virginia, appears to believe that abusing women under the guise of religious purity codes is morally virtuous mutilating a little girl’s genitals. 1 menstrual hygiene management and female genital mutilation: case studies in senegal executive summary the research that is the focus of this paper is a pioneering study: it. Reliable evidence about the effect of female genital mutilation (fgm) on obstetric outcome is scarce this study examines the effect of different types of fgm on obstetric outcome it found that women with fgm are significantly more likely than those without fgm to have adverse obstetric outcomes.