Essays about: "Female Genital Mutilation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words Female Genital Mutilation.

  1. 1. Abolishing Female Genital Mutilation by Cultural Renewal? : An assessment of Alternative Rites of Passage in Kenya

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Franciska Reinholds; [2021]
    Keywords : Alternative rites of passage; female genital mutilation; female circumcision; Kenya; institutional bricolage;

    Abstract : Many attempts have been made to eradicate female genital mutilation over the past decades, yet the sustained practice continues to be a risk for women’s health and agency. In Kenya, an intervention with increasing proliferation is the alternative rites of passage. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Socio-Economic Factors on the Continuation of Female Genital Mutilation in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Kenya

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Christensson Patricia; [2021]
    Keywords : Socioeconomic factors; female genital mutilation FGM ; ethnic communities; marriageability; human rights.;

    Abstract : Kenya is one of the Sub-Saharan countries that continue to experience incidences of FGM among various ethnic communities. While FGM prevalence has reduced significantly in the last decade due to government crackdowns and the adoption of relevant anti-practice laws, several Kenyan communities continue to circumcise girls and women secretly. READ MORE

  3. 3. Association between maternal level of education and female genital cutting in 1-14 years girls in Egypt. A secondary analysis of the 2014 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa

    Author : Eman Ali; [2021]
    Keywords : female genital cutting; female genital mutilation; FGM C; maternal education; Egypt;

    Abstract : Background Female genital cutting (FGC) is a persistent issue of global concern that carries various healthrisks on women and girls. FGC is almost universal in Egypt and despite continuous efforts, the decline of the practice is unsatisfactory. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representation of the “Other” - Discourse of female circumcision in the Journal for Midwives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Anna-Kaisa Dele; [2020]
    Keywords : female genital mutilation cutting; FGM FGC; postcolonialism; midwifery; critical discourse analysis; representation; female circumcision;

    Abstract : This thesis studied the representation of female circumcision by analysing 32 articles published during the 21st century in The Journal for Midwives, the union journal of the Federation of Finnish Midwives. With critical discourse analysis, through post-colonial feminist theory, the thesis researched the ways the journal is contributing to the creation of readers’ bias regarding circumcised women and their sexuality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female Genital Mutilation as a Social Norm: Exploring Whether the Practise of Female Genital Mutilation can be Considered a Social Norm

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Astrid Noresson; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Social Norms; Female Genital Mutilation; Cristina Bicchieri;

    Abstract : A considerable amount of scholars, researchers and international actors have labeled the practise of female genital mutilation (FGM) a social norm, a large majority of these have failed to consider why they have made such a classification. This thesis investigates whether considering FGM a social norm is justifiable. READ MORE