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    It is Not Public Property; She Has the Right to What is Rightfully Hers Throughout history, women have had to struggle through many hardships in order to obtain rights toward their health and reproductive rights. In the United States, the women’s movement has fought and continues to fight against a misogynist culture. Although there is still great room for improvement, women in the United States have greater access to facilities, medications, and doctors in order better their health. Unfortunately women in other countries and cultures, in particular Africa and the Middle East, have little to no reproductive health rights. Within many of these cultures, the practice of female circumcision is performed quite often to young girls. Female circumcision is a procedure that removes some or all of the external female genitalia. Although this procedure is done to young girls, usually at the age of seven, many health problems and dangers are to follow immediately. In countries that are underdeveloped, women are not offered the proper care they need and these procedures are performed in the most unsanitary conditions. Many questions arise regarding the reasoning behind female circumcision. By studying the cultures that perform this procedure and the conditions that these women live in, these answers will be discovered. Female circumcision is an issue that has not received the proper awareness that it deserves. All women, no matter the race, ethnicity, and culture, should have access to…

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    Female genital cutting is a practice that up to a million young girls in 28 different countries around the world have done each year. Most of the practicing countries are in Africa but there are some in the Middle East and Asia as well. While these operations are sometimes referred to as female genital mutilation, the term mutilation seems to demonize the practitioners. Cutting however still expresses the seriousness without having to disparage the midwifes. There are three main types of female…

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    Female Genital Mutilation is a serious topic that affects women worldwide; specifically in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. ”FGM is a practice in which women partially or totally removing the external genitalia...for nonmedical reasons,” stated by World Health Organization. By women getting circumcised it deprives them of their freedom. Through reading my paper you will be able to learn the reasoning for FGM, who is affected, and the risk factors. Female Genital Mutilation is not safe nor fair…

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    It is horrifying to see what these women and young girls have had to endure when going through a female circumcision. In a few videos, articles and books I have read it explains that most of these girls have to be held down against their will to have this procedure done. What is female genital mutilation; also called female circumcision? It refers to a procedure that intentionally changes or causes injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. There are many reasons FGM is…

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    Female Genital Mutilation is a controversial traditional practice that has harmed, and continues to harm, many girls and women. It “is defined as any procedure ‘involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia without medical reasons.” (Andersson, Rymer, Joyce, Momoh, & Gayle, 2012, p. 1606) To begin this essay, I will discuss where this is happening and the different types of FGM. Second, I plan to focus on why this practice still exists, and the harmful effects. Next, I…

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    Social Injustice Rough Draft The term “Social Injustice” is often referred to as the mistreatment of a group of people. Police brutality, the One-Child policy in China and human trafficking are just a few of many. Social Injustice can happen anywhere and anytime. It has on effect on everyone in some way. Whether it happen halfway across the world or nearby, it still has a negative impact on everyone. There has always been debate over US involvement in other country’s social injustices to help…

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    The War on Female Genital Mutilation The term “Social Injustice” is often referred to as the mistreatment of a group of people. Police brutality, the One-Child policy in China and human trafficking are just a few of many. Social Injustice can happen anywhere and anytime. It has on effect on everyone in some way. Whether it happen halfway across the world or nearby, it still has a negative impact on everyone. There has always been debate over US involvement in other country’s social injustices…

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    Male and Female Genital Mutation/Circumcision This paper will be discussing two forms of circumcision. First I will be discussing Female Genital Mutation also known and Female Circumcision, which is the procedure that involves partial or complete removal of the external genitalia. It is the removal of all or part of the vulva and/ or clitoris. The justification within the boundaries of their cultural beliefs is considered to be a form of social desire in terminating or reducing feeling of sexual…

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    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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    The Price for Beauty, For Someone Else’s Pain Female Genital Cutting, FGC, is the practice of partially or completely removing the external female genitalia. FGC is also commonly referred to as Female Circumcision, Female Genital Mutilation, and Forced Female Circumcision. It is estimated that more than 200 hundred million women are recipients of this tradition (WHO). The external female genitals include the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, vaginal opening, and the urethra (Marshall).…

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