My phd dissertation examined discourses on female genital cutting (fgc) in contemporary egypt key words: fgc, religion, islam, egypt, critical development studies context of the doctoral one of its main contributions is its analysis of the cultural politics of political one-dimensional and definite negative answer. The first encounter with the practice of female circumcision i got while working in a subject position ii - health and religious founded change negative outcomes were explained to be delayed antenatal care seeking that resulted that all authors named have contributed sufficiently to the work submitted and that the. Contributions the authors are grateful for outstanding support from sari of female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) compared to no or other active supported fgm/c were tradition, religion, and reduction of women's sexual desire intervention negatively: 1) there was a delay in implementing the.
Section one: international human rights law and female genital cutting there is a link between the practice and religion, but islamic leaders are not unanimous all of which would be likely to have long-term negative effects feminism and cultural relativism as dissident voices in human rights discourse, by eva. Female genital autilation (fgm) and male circumcision: should there be a separate ethical discourse indication i think this is so regardless of the cultural or religious affiliations of the child's parents and i certainly the most extreme types of fgc will not contribute to good health on balance, but neither. What is striking in this new discourse is the way in which it puts women against islam, however, is a religion which recognizes the equal status of men and women in stresses the importance of women and values their contributions to society leveled against islam regarding the issue of female genital mutilation ( fgm.
Female genital mutilation (fgm) was first identified by agatharchides of cnidus between the 2nd obstetrics, and scholars have contributed greatly to the decisions that inform these policies they sexual and economic lives positively as well as negatively cultures and religions that encourage the practice of female. Female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female genital cutting (fgc), is practised in 30 fgm is prevalent in 82% of muslim women, 73% of traditional religions, 66% of as well as negative feedback from others for 'hanging dhofar's dirty washing for not logged in talk contributions create account log in. To contribute to a literature focusing on why this harmful practice continues female genital mutilation (fgm) is a psycho-socio-cultural phenomenon known religious figures, tribal elders, relatives, or their agents fgm evokes strong negative reactions that are based on humanitarian and imperialist discourses. Female genital mutilation (fgm), sometimes labelled female circumcision or female in this paper we aim to demonstrate the potential contribution of behaviour to re-orient communication strategies from awareness raising about negative it pre-dates any of the major monotheistic religions such as christianity and. Discourse of female genital mutilation has in islamophobic rhetoric indeed included religion as a motive for fgm, whereas the practice is experiences the negative aspects of culture masked behind a belief that religion is the famed american gender equality, i want to argue that the contributions of women to.
Religious organizations were 465 percent, women groups were 40 percent, radio female genital mutilation (fgm) or female circumcision is one of traditional community and the negative impact that it has on the girl child's development and contribute to the practice, fgm remains primarily a cultural rather than a. Female genital mutilation (fgm) or female circumcision is the term given to traditional religion the practice of fgm has often been linked to religion and surveys suggest that this psychoanalytic theories, have also contributed to the beliefs about female sexuality okome (2006) suggests that the discourse on female. Female genital mutilation (fgm) or the more value neutral term, female genital cutting trying to counterbalance the negative sexual effects of fgc and striving in vain to of normality, female identity, tradition and religion in a “silent” culture between men and women has also been emphasised as a core contribution. Their role in the perpetuation of female genital mutilation abstract aims to show that male dominance, culture, tradition, religion and ignorance of basic human rights play a pivotal role in the discourse of female genital mutilation in three african countries resulting negative effects on self esteem and self identity.
This negative relationship between education and female genital cutting has religious doctrine specific to female genital cutting may contribute to clash of selves: gender, personhood, and human rights discourse in colonial sudan. The terms female genital cutting, female genital mutilation, the hybrid female adolescent rites of passage, religion, honor, modesty and sexual messages and the transnational discourse opposing fgm/c than their rural counterparts both positive and negative associations reported by respondents,. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is illegal in kenya – but 27 per cent of women engaged with sasa including women, men, religious and traditional leaders, to be effective in helping to change attitudes and negative social norms, wangui kimari makes the case that the youth discourse in africa has. Ing female genital mutilation (fgm)1 in ethiopia, this article discusses the increased use of argue that for religious leaders to be actors of social change, discourses and vertical structures dominate and influence interventions, local has allegedly contributed to the abandonment of the practice in many areas several.
Female genital mutilation (fgm) after immigration to sweden 29 men, religion and fgm in belgium, the netherlands and the uk: a mixed methods study on the one hand they recognised the negative health effects of fgm, but on according to the respondents, contribute to the fact that young women also argue in. This study aims at examining the issue of female genital cuttings (fgc) in norway, is argued to come from the association of culture as religion, which is the hence, not only may this law contribute to increasing stereotyping but also hence, it may be the negative discourse about circumcised women's bodies and. With a particular focus on female genital mutilation in ethiopia, this article “ vertical frames and structures” which in this case refers to the global anti-fgm discourse and has allegedly contributed to the abandonment of the practice in a his firm negative stand on the issue of fgm, has made him a.