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Cutting the Rose: Female Genital Mutilation

The Practice & Its Prevention (Minority Rights Publications)

by Efua Dorkenoo

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Customs,
  • Human rights,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Customs & Traditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9766154M
    ISBN 101873194951
    ISBN 109781873194959

    Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) means piercing, cutting, removing, or sewing closed all or part of a girl's or woman's external genitals for no medical reason. Researchers estimate more than , girls and women in the U.S. have experienced or are at risk of FGM/C. 1 Worldwide, as many as million girls and women alive today have been cut. 2 FGM/C is often a part of the. Female genital cutting The unkindest cut. It counts such cuts and pricks as female genital mutilation (FGM), even if they cause no lasting harm to health or sexual sensation. no more books.

      My book, Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective, will be published by Ashgate in just a few weeks now (September ). I am unequivocally committed to eradication, but have also have tried to develop a sociological analysis of the issues; and whilst I have drawn quite often on the UK experience I hope the analysis will serve well as a starting point also for many other places. In a Victory for Women in Sudan, Female Genital Mutilation Is Outlawed. A new law criminalizes genital cutting, a harmful practice that nine in 10 Sudanese women are said to have endured.

      Jaha Dukureh, a survivor of female genital mutilation in her native Gambia, campaigns to end the practice in the U.S. Here she speaks at a news conference in the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Female genital mutilation or female circumcision is the removal or injury of parts or all of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. Hibo Wardere was six years old when FGM was performed on her. She was held down by three women, and a cutter hired by the family removed her clitoris and labia with a “rusty blood-caked” razor.


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According to the statistics in Cutting the Rose, 6, young girls are mutilated each day. FGM has been reported in 28 countries in Africa, several countries in the Middle East and Europe, Latin American, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the United States.

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Efua Dorkenoo is the author of "Cutting the Rose: Female Genital Mutilation: The Practice and Its Prevention," widely considered one of the definitive sources of information on the practice. She has been awarded the Order of the British Empire for her work on women's health, and she received an international human rights award from Equality s: 1.

In order to answer these questions, Efua Dorkenoo presents the facts about Female Genital Mutilation. From her research in the field and her work in Britain, she then gives a comprehensive update on work in Africa together with models of good practice to show how best to deal with the very diverse experiences found in different parts of the world.

Buy Cutting the Rose: Female Genital Mutilation: The Practice & Its Prevention by Efuu Dorkenou, Efua Dorkenoo online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. This book discusses the definition and types of FGM and explores the common justifications for the practice, along with the incidence in Africa, global laws, legal issues, rights and religion.

Ethical considerations are examined, as are progress and the role of culture. Personal interviews help to expand and enrich the discussion. The book concludes with thoughts on the movement from tradition.

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Degree programme in Social Services Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a term used to describe various traditional practices. Get this from a library. Cutting the rose: female genital mutilation: the practice and its prevention. [Efua Dorkenoo] -- There is growing international interest in Female Genital Mutilation.

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Bibliographic Citation. London, England: Minority Rights, p. Issues on Female Genital Mutilation/cutting -- Progress and Parallels  Morris, Kelly (. Get this from a library. Cutting the rose: female genital mutilation: the practice and its prevention. [Efua Dorkenoo]. Debates about female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) have polarized opinion between those who see it as an abuse of women’s health and human rights, to be ‘eradicated’, and those who may or may not oppose the practice, but see a double standard on the part of western campaigners who fail to challenge other unnecessary surgical interventions — such as male circumcision or Cited by: Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a traditional practice in which the external female genitalia is partially or totally incised or excised for a non-therapeutic reason, usually without.

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The United States is committed to ending female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C). If you believe you are at risk of FGM/C, know of someone at risk of FGM/C, have questions about FGM/C, or have undergone FGM/C and need help or further information, please contact the number below.

A doctor gives medical advice about female genital mutilation to a woman in Egypt, where the practice is already banned. Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Hakam Ibrahim was seven when, like most Sudanese girls, she became a victim of female genital mutilation — an age-old practice decried as horrific that the post-revolution government is now banning.

A mother-of-four in her 40s, Ibrahim vividly. "This unique book will assist those who care for women and girls who have had, or are at risk of having female genital mutilation.

It focuses on caring for both physical and mental needs of the vulnerable or suffering and maintains an understanding, holistic and objective approach to the current situation. In the case of female genital mutilation (FGM), an esti- mated million girls and women, mostly African, are af- fected by this practice.

However, its prevalence within and among countries varies greatly and is not associated with any particular religious distribution. Although the age range dif-File Size: KB.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is of growing concern to health care providers in the United States and Canada as more women from countries where the procedure is practiced emigrate to North America. An introduction to the demographics of FGM, including prevalence rates, is a necessary antecedent for understanding the cultural rationales for this widespread by: Description: Extrait de la couverture: "[This book] is a much-needed response to the ethnocentric and arrogant Western perceptions surrounding female genital cutting (FGC), often referred to as either female genital mutilation or female circumcision but including a variety of practices of varying history, severity, geographical distribution.The practice of female genital cutting, sometimes referred to as female circumcision and common in a number of African states, has attracted increasing attention in recent years and mobilized strong international opposition.