Essays about: "FGM C"

Found 5 essays containing the words FGM C.

  1. 1. Morality Discourses of NGOs Working With FGM/C in Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mika Bergström; [2020]
    Keywords : Sierra Leone; FGM C; Universalism; Cultural Relativism; NGO; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how moral discourse concerning FGM/C is articulated by the NGOs Amazonian Initiative Movement (AIM) and Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet) and with what consequences. It is a case study about these two organisations which uses content analysis as the main data collecting and analysing strategy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Legislative impact on the fight against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in The Gambia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS); Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Johanna Stenberg; Carl Thorsson; [2019]
    Keywords : FGM; Female genital mutilation; Legislation; NGO; Collectivism; Cultural Relativism; Universalism; Gambia;

    Abstract : Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been victims of Female Geni-tal Mutilation / Cutting, and another 3,6 million are at risk every year. This tradi-tional practice is widespread and has gained a lot of attention from Non-governmental organizations, scholars and medical professionals around the world, stating warnings about the harmful effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Behind Closed Doors: From an Open Celebration to a Secret Practice : An Ethnographic Study of the Meaning and Function of Female Genital Mutilation/Circumcision in Singida, Tanzania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Therese Lelli; [2018]
    Keywords : Women s rights; FGM; FGM C; GBV; Singida; Tanzania; Lawalawa; Change; Humanitarian Action; Cultural Anthopology;

    Abstract : This research examines the practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Circumcision (FGM/C) as a social phenomenon in Singida Region, Tanzania. The aim is to contribute to a deepened cultural anthropological understanding of the function and meaning behind the practice in Singida, and how it reacts to external factors of change, such as human rights-based laws and projects aiming to eradicate FGM/C. READ MORE

  4. 4. "It starts with you" - A qualitative study about Samburu men’s perspective, change of mind and involvement in ending Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Samburu, Kenya.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Joanna Sjödin; [2017]
    Keywords : Samburu.; Ending FGM C; change of mind; involving men; cultural practice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this qualitative field study was to investigate and analyse Samburu men’s perspective on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in Samburu, Kenya. The chosen subjects to examine were the men’s perspective of the practice of FGM/C itself, the process of change of mind and their involvement in ending FGM/C. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of Female Genital Mutilation in Cameroon : Case Study: Ejagham Community of Eyumojock sub-division

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Priscilia Bayen Bessem; [2016]
    Keywords : Female Genital Mutilation; Human Rights; Women; Girls; Violation; CEDAW; WHO; UNICEF; Effects; Harmful; Cameroon; Community;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation and circumcision (FGM/C) is an expression that describes social and traditional actions performed for the removal of the clitoris and inner lips; labia minora as well as part of the outer lips; labia majora. The research has addressed the effects of this action on women in Ejagham community of the Southwest region of Cameroon. READ MORE