Background: the study's aim is to examine adolescent girls' attitudes toward the continuation or discontinuation of female genital mutilation (fgm) in association with their demographics higher education however, is the main factor associated with supporting discontinuation of fgm in most of the studies. 216-51 in richard a shweder, martha minow and hazel rose markus (eds) engaging cultural differences: the multicultural challenge in liberal democracies new york: russell sage foundation google scholar sleator, alex ( 2003) the female genital mutilation bill: bill 21 of 2002-2003 research paper 03/24. In order to address this gap, and having as background an extensive ethnographic field work, a transversal descriptive study was designed to explore gambian men's knowledge and attitudes towards fgm/c, as well as related practices in their family/household results show ethnic identity, more than. Practice of female genital mutilation the practice has spread to other parts of the world because of immigration it is soon becoming a global issue 12 aims and objectives of the study the aim of this research paper is to introduce female genital mutilation to the field of social work and social services as one of the social. As you are reading this article, there are between eight and ten million women and girls in the middle east and in africa who are at risk of undergoing one form or another of genital cutting female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female circumcision, or female genital cutting, has been practiced for several thousand.
The third part, which is the main focus of the paper, will analyses the human rights of child and women that violates by the practice of fgm like the right health, the arts, literature as good culture as well as it initiates the ministry of education to conduct research about the effects and procedures of fgm in particular (ibid. Research council, foundation for research on women's health, productivity and the environment african centre for democracy and human rights studies maternal child health unit, unicef and the women's bureau the question of how to eliminate an entrenched practice such as female genital mutilation is a. I wouldn't be on this path, though, if it had not been for my master of social work thesis, which at the time, i thought of as only a project that would help me graduate i chose a subject i was curious about, female genital mutilation or cutting (fgm/c), and did an exploratory study on it occurring to women living.
Female genital mutilation research paper - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online. Design we searched 15 databases to identify studies (up to january 2012) selection criteria were empirical studies reporting physical health outcomes from fgm/c, affecting females with any type of fgm/c, irrespective of ethnicity, nationality and age two review authors independently screened titles and abstracts,. Dhs data indicate that, in general, women believe that their husbands' attitudes toward fgm are similar to their own51 however, recent studies in eritrea and sudan found that men may actually be less supportive and more indifferent than women toward this practice52 reasons for supporting fgm in egypt, mali, central.
The following documents are a collection of scientific studies concerning female genital mutilation in the middle east a collection of studies about fgm in general and in other countries can be found on fgm review your collaboration is highly welcome please do not hesitate to suggest documents we should post here by. Fgm can be seen as human rights violation on the girl child most especially as no proper medical care is put in place to prevent any negative effect according to some reports, victims of fgm suffer from long bleeding complications, urinary retention, urinary infection, wound infection, etc this research paper studies the. Forward's new collaborative work with the london school of hygiene and tropical medicine and the city university is a welcome attempt to address this gap “a statistical study to estimate the prevalence of female genital mutilation in england and wales”, provides reliable data to inform and plan better maternity and. Health consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting in the gambia, evidence into action adriana kaplanemail author, suiberto hechavarría, miguel martín and isabelle bonhoure biomed central ltd 2011 received: 18 july 2011 accepted: 3 october 2011 published: 3 october 2011 open peer review reports.
Our research found girls are presenting to paediatricians in australia with female genital mutilation, but misconceptions about the practice are they must also work together to help prevent female genital mutilation, which contravenes declarations including the un universal declaration of human rights. In 1994, nigeria joined other members of the united nations in making resolutions to eliminate fgm and steps have been taken to achieve this some of these include the establishment of a multi-sectoral technical working group on harmful traditional practices (htps), carrying out studies and national. Several studies have shown that girls can be subjected to fgm repeatedly when members of their family or community are dissatisfied with the results of earlier procedures there is also evidence that fgm procedures described as “just a nick” are often actually more severe forms of fgm one study from sudan found that.
Female genital mutilation (fgm) includes procedures involving the partial or total removal of the external female genitals for non‐therapeutic reasons they can have negative psychosexual and health consequences that need specific care in this paper, we review some key knowledge gaps in the clinical. Rent un special studies in violence against children and violence against women offer new and important opportunities to draw attention to the issue and gener- ate action to transform this goal into a reality never before has the global community had such a refined understanding of why fgm/c persists and encouraging. 32 previous work on estimation of fgm prevalence in european countries the method used for the calculation of prevalence of fgm in two studies – the forward commissioned study on the prevalence of fgm in england and wales which was undertaken with researchers from the london school of.
Articles on fgm have been published highlighting the combined efforts of international and non-governmental organizations, governments, as well as religious and civil society groups to end the practice however, the consequences of this scientific production are not well known, and it seems. However, the research has methodological limitations despite statistical correlations, there is no robust evidence of a causative relationship between fgm recent papers in the international journal of nursing studies make helpful contributions to knowledge of culture and women's health, but lack any mention of fgm.
Declaration by student i declare that this research project paper is my original work and has not been submitted concerning fgm the study was also premised on the social exchange theory, structural- functionalist approach and the feminist theory the study adopted the descriptive research design the study. Research public health reports / march–april 2016 / volume 131 1 female genital mutilation/cutting in the united states: updated estimates of women and girls at risk, 2012 howard goldberg, phda paul stupp, phda ekwutosi okoroh, mda ghenet besera, mpha david goodman, phda. Studies conducted in-country by the first author of the present paper, which revealed that 1 out of 3 girls and women presented injuries as a consequence of the practice  and the risk of complications during delivery and for the newborn increased 45 times for women with fgm/c  whilst these girls and women will.