Female genital cutting

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  • Third World Women

    instance, in the remarkable works of Obioma Nnaemeka, Bringing African Women into the Classroom: Rethinking Pedagogy and Epistemology, the author explains that when she teaches clitorectomy in her class, she does so “in tandem with teaching abuses of the female body in other…

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  • Female Genital Motimilation Paper

    being exposed to harmful practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) (Erskine, 2014, p. 1). FGM affects women physically and psychologically. It only rids women of their freedom and puts fear to many. It is universally known as a breach of human rights of girls and women. FGM is rooted in culture, some believe it is done for religious reasons, however, there is no evidence in religious texts. FGM involves the cutting of a female’s external genitals (World Health Organization [WHO],…

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  • Multiculturalism: Is It Free To Live Within A Liberal Democratic Society?

    This essay aims to outline that within a liberal democratic society, in which everyone is free to do whatever they will, as long as it does not impose upon others freedoms, multiculturalists ultimately have to endorse practices they may regard as immoral, although the discussion around the topic is not that simple. For the basis of this argument we are assuming that multiculturalists in this context are living within a liberal democratic society, in which everyone is free to live their life as…

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  • Crime Against Women Research Paper

    Crime against women is a separate issue of criminal justice studies, because as the men dominate the system. The men realize that the can punish themselves because under the patriarchy ideals; the violence against women is not a crime. The men who run the system tend to sell the idea to society that this violence against the women is a social problem. Therefore the society assume that the women know how this relationship works when agree to be part of this. It is for this reason that the…

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  • Fgc Women

    Female genital cutting has been prevalent in a number of societies for hundreds of years, but has become more discussed and critiqued in recent years. Once thought to be a barbaric ritual practiced by imbeciles, Western researchers have noticed a substantial increase in similar practices in their own cultures. FGC is an issue that has a number of different focuses and evokes passionate feelings from proponents of the cutting and outsiders who abhor it. Traditionally, FGC was used as a cultural…

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  • Women's Rights In Middle Eastern Countries

    It is one of the vilest proscriptions against women: the unlawful killings of at least 20,000 women a year in the name of honor. Contrary to popular beliefs, this taboo is not only confined to Middle Eastern countries. Nevertheless, Middle Eastern countries have set a precedent which has caused a contagion effect that is spreading rapidly to other countries. The murders of these women being buried alive, beheaded, stoned to death, etc. all for the honor of their families, are appalling.…

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  • Malala Yousafzai Women's Rights

    foot binding in 1902. Unfortunately, not every country has stayed with the times. In Saudi Arabia and Vatican City, women are still not even allowed to vote. India had a female president from 2007 to 2012, yet women still face many inequalities there, such as sex-selective abortion. In Mali, few women escape the torture of genital mutilation, many are forced into early marriages, and one in ten dies in pregnancy or childbirth. Women everywhere face challenges due to their…

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  • Circumcision And Female Mutilation Essay

    Circumcision and female genital mutilation procedures have been practiced in traditions for thousands of years. Due to the ongoing traditional practices of circumcision and female genital mutilation, results show that there are many different negative effects on some males and females who go through these procedures. These procedures have been debated upon due to their long term effects even though they are a part of religious practices. Some believe that circumcising girls and boys at a young…

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  • Franz Boas Theory Of Cultural Relativism

    cultures, when does a certain practice/belief become a violation of human rights? Anthropologist Claudie Gosselin examines the issue of female genital mutilation in the country of Mali through a recent ethnography and discusses the controversies surrounding the issue. Gosselin forms her arguments from Boas and other anthropologists to explain her research on female genital mutilation and how feminist anthropologists should study this issue.…

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  • Expectations And Standards In Margie Piercy's Barbie Doll

    negative impact on females. In Margie Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” she discusses the impractical stereotype and pressure that society puts on women. The standards for a woman’s body have a negative effect on females. In the poem Piercy wrote, “She went to and fro apologizing. Everyone saw a fat nose and thick legs”. The thought…

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