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    Westerners‚ much of we see about other parts of the world tends to be diluted and transformed to reflect what we as Westerners would think about anything that is foreign to us‚ and this is no different when discussing Female Genital Cutting. While much of what we know about Female Genital Cutting comes from a western lense‚ Ousmane Sembène’s film‚ Moolaadé‚ provides a different perspective; we are‚ in a sense‚ getting the full story straight from the horse’s mouth. I say this because of the authenticity

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    Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines: Female Genital Mutilation Multi-Agency Practice Guidelines: Female Genital Mutilation 1 AcknowledGeMents We would like to thank the Royal College of Nursing‚ Leeds Teaching Hospital‚ London Safeguarding Children Board‚ Metropolitan Police Service and the Forced Marriage Unit from whose materials much of these guidelines were adapted. Details of these and other materials available can be found in Appendix E. We would also like to thank members of the

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    Female Genital Mutilation Between 120 million to 140 million women in the African continent are estimated to have undergone the inhumane tradition of Female Genital Mutilation (Martinelli & Ollé-Goig‚ 2012). FGM‚ a controversial topic is described as the partial or complete cutting of the external female genitalia. It is said to be a social ritual and tradition that is still taking place in 28 countries from Africa to Asia to the Middle East (Abdulcadir‚ Margairaz‚ Boulvain & Irion‚ 2011). Some

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    The causes‚ impact and consequences of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and FGM in the UK Female Genital Mutilation also known as Female Genital Circumcision/cutting (FGM/C) is the deliberately cutting or removal of female genitals partially or fully for non- medical reasons. This inhuman act is mostly common in African countries and a few Middle East countries. However due to migration‚ FGM is now been practiced in other countries like: the UK‚ the USA‚ Canada‚ France‚ Australia etc. In a recent

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    Female Genital Mutilation: A Case of Cultural Relativism (Or Not?) Abstract Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a cultural practice that involves the cutting of external female genitalia. Issues that need to be considered regarding FGM are its health consequences‚ the fact that it violates basic human rights and democratic principles (of paternalism)‚ and that the reasons why it is performed are completely unjustified. Supporters of the practice argue how it is a cultural right‚ and hence universal

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    Female Genital Mutilation Orville L. Caval Composition I – English 1301 Professor Melinda S. Hernandez 6 February 2013 Outline Thesis: Young women around the world need to be protected from the brutal practice of female genital mutilation. I. Opposition a. Many organizations and governments are trying to persuade countries to implement social policies restricting or banning the practice. II. Support a. Some people fully support the practice as part of their culture

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    Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the cutting of part or all of the female genitalia‚ the skin is then sewn together leaving a small hole the size of a pencil for urine and menstrual blood. This dangerous procedure is practiced mostly in 30 countries in Africa‚ also some parts of Indonesia and Malaysia (Gilbert). These culture groups believe that Female Genital Mutilation will purify the girls‚ keeping them from having sexual intercourse before marriage. Functionalism can best be used to describe

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    truly been eliminated from all forms of discrimination? The above imaginary situation is in fact exaggerated‚ though upon careful scrutiny of the Human Rights matter‚ even nowadays Black girls are not even protected from barbaric‚ evil tradition; “Female Genital Mutilation[3]” (hereinafter referred to as ‘FGM’). Bearing in mind that there are around 130 million women worldwide affected by FGM (Amnesty International est.) and recognizing hundreds and thousands of girls still going through this indescribably

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    Female Genital Mutilation – Violating Women’s Rights and Bodies Female Genital Mutilation is often abbreviated “FGM” and is also known as Female Genital Cutting (FGC) or Female Circumcision. According to the World Health Organization‚ there are 4 major types of practices. The most common one is the Clitoridectomy‚ a partial or total removal of the clitoris. The Excision is the partial or total removal of the clitoris and the labia minora and/or the labia majora‚ the inner and outer lips

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    Female Genital Mutilation Female genital mutilation (FGC) is often referred to as female circumcision. The practice is common in many places around the world like parts of Africa and the Middle East. In many third world countries the practice has been part of cultural traditions for many‚ many years to initiate rites of passage. In extreme cases female genital mutilation is done to ensure fidelity. Efforts to stop this practice are in place around the world but are often presented with many challenges

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