Essays about: "Female Genital Mutilation"

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  1. 1. Regulating female genital mutilation : Comparing criminal law of two European States, Finland and France.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Miina Raiha; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : BackgroundThis research paper examines the criminal legal regulations applied to Female Genital Mutilation in France and Finland. Female genital mutilation is a form of violence against women, and a violation of the Human Rights. The procedure has life-long negative consequences to the victims and their communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Preventive and supportive measures towards the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting : A Minor Field Study in The Gambia

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Socialt arbete

    Author : Agi Ramou Jeng; Shewit Mulugeta; [2022]
    Keywords : Female Genital Mutilation Cutting; FGM C; Gender-based violence; Gender equality; The Gambia;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to examine how advocacy workers from different governmental and non-governmental organisations work with female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and gender equality in The Gambia. We further examined their experienced difficulties and the provided support to women exposed to FGM/C. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effects of female genital mutilation among teenage girls and young women in Nigeria.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Rita Keredei; [2022]
    Keywords : Female Genital Cutting FGC ; Non-governmental organisation NGO ; perception; legislation; awareness; Gender-Based Violence GBV ; practice; UNICEF; World Health Organisation WHO ; traditional; women; health; girls; circumcision.;

    Abstract : Female genital cutting is a problem that has taken several dimensions and continues to be practiced despite enormous efforts and resources invested by governments,non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other stakeholders to ensure that the practice is discontinued worldwide. This study was conducted with the primary objective of assessing the views and perceptions of NGOs on the practice of female genital cutting in Nigeria. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of sociocultural factors in the continuation of Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Amal Ali; [2022]
    Keywords : female genital mutilation; FGM C; Nigeria; mothers attitudes; marriageability; education; religion; social influence; sociocultural; theory of planned behavior; daughters;

    Abstract : Despite many international and local attempts to end the practice of FGM/C, this practice continues to flourish in Nigeria and thus has a negative impact on the lives of girls and women on a daily basis. Furthermore, female genital mutilation is a serious form of violence against girls, women, and children that must be abolished worldwide. READ MORE

  5. 5. Who Is Empowered When NGOs Address Human Rights Issues Related to Local Tradition?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Malin Håkansson; [2022]
    Keywords : FGM; NGOs; development; religion; human rights violation; dependency theory;

    Abstract : It is argued that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has close ties to local religious traditions. At the same time, the international community has agreed on eliminating FGM. Therefore, this thesis investigates the friction between a local tradition and international pressure. READ MORE