Essays about: "Female Genital Mutilation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Female Genital Mutilation.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Violation of women's rights : Female Genital Mutilation FGM

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Christian Troh; [2020]
    Keywords : Female Genital mutilation; sexuality; human rights; legislation; culture; religion; society  ;

    Abstract : This study intends to analyze the causes of the high prevalence of the practice of female genital mutilations (FGM) in Sudan, Nigeria, and Iraq. For the attainment of this objective, the researcher had used the secondary data collection and the qualitative data analysis method. READ MORE

  4. 4. Womens' experiences of living with genital mutilation : a literature review

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Hanna Rantamaula; Ulrika Sörqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Circumcision; Female; Experiences; Psychosocial factors; Psychology; Kvinnlig omskärelse; Könsstympning; Upplevelser;

    Abstract : Background  Female genital mutilation refers to procedures where the external female genitalia are either partially or entirely removed. It is estimated that on a global scale more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone some form of genital mutilation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do men have any influence in stopping women and girls from undergoing FGM in Sierra Leone? The case of Mabonkani Village in Bombali District

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Thabile Lorraine Sheila Cele; [2020]
    Keywords : Female Genital Mutilation; human rights; traditional harmful practices; social norms and gender inequality.;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT “FGM is known to have no health benefits and has serious, immediate and long-term physical and psychological health consequences, which can be severe, including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and reduced desire or sexual satisfaction” (28 Too Many, 2014, p5). This master thesis is an attempt to gain male perspectives in strategies to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation, FGM. READ MORE