Female genital mutilation cultural evolution and the mutilation of women the consequences of fgm for a woman’s reproductive output. Issue female genital mutilation (fgm) is defined as procedures involving partial or total removal of female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs. Female genital mutilation in the developing world in thinking what to discuss for my first blog post, i came across the issue of what is most commonly referred to as female genital mutilation (fgm) it is a topic that has always been of great interest to me due to the very serious consequences it has for tens of millions of young girls and .
Transcript of theory of knowledge - female genital mutilation how do we know whether female genital mutilation is an issue of cultural relativism or human rights cultural relativism (cc) photo by medhead on flickr us. This paper reflects about an anthropological perspective, namely cultural relativism on female genital mutilation and its implications for human rights it discuses concepts like female genital mutilation, culture, cultural relativism, ethical relativism and compares different theoretical perspectives dealing with the matter. Since kenya banned the practice of female genital mutilation in 2011, it has been increasingly performed by healthcare providers in clinics and homes.
Who library cataloguing-in-publication data eliminating female genital mutilation: an interagency statement unaids, undp, uneca, unesco, unfpa, unhchr,. This paper reflects about an anthropological perspective, namely cultural relativism on female genital mutilation and its implications for human rights it discuses concepts like female genital . The issue of female genital mutilation (fgm) female genital mutilation: definition, prevalence and good practices, social science theory and a human. Enter a city, zip code (such as 20002), address, state, or place this fact sheet has been updated to include the most current and commonly used terms for female genital cutting (fgc) we are updating the title of this fact sheet and the way we refer to fgc by using the term female genital mutilation .
Situation ethics is a theory based on a principle articulated in the new testament called agape, or universal love agape does not apply to a romantic or 'selfish' idea of love, but a caring and complete ideal that is utterly selfless. A 10-year-old girl in somalia died on july 14 after complications from female genital mutilation deeqa dahir nuur, the young girl from the village of olol, bled to death after a traditional cutter in her town severed a vein causing hemorrhaging, according to the guardian friday she was then . Female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia the practice is found in africa, asia and the middle east, and within communities from countries in which fgm is common. Theories of feminism vs multiculturalism in relation to female genital mutilation they called it circumcision, i retorted mutilation, they called it dignity, i retorted inhumanity, they shouted, get out of our sight sorry sister, none couldn't hear my plight (siyad 2013) female genital . An estimated 513,000 women and girls are at risk or have already been subjected to female genital mutilation in the united states.
Introduction the world health organization  defines female genital mutilation as any procedure that cuts or harms female genitalia without medical indicationas of 2014, there are about 130 million women living in one of the 29 countries of africa and the middle east who have experienced female genital mutilation it is believed that in the next decade, a further 30 million girls, mostly . Female genital mutilation is not wrong for africans people because the practice is in accordance with local tradition, while it is regarded as deeply wrong here in sweden or other european and western countries for being contrary to the western ideal of gender equality. Definition of female circumcision female circumcision commonly referred to as female genital mutilation (fgm), is the cutting out of the girls’ genitalia to conform to cultural traditions and religious beliefs.
A 10-year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation in somalia, the first confirmed death in years in a country where complications from the procedure are generally denied, . Female genital mutilation (female circumcision) which was confirmed with cystourethrography urinary stasis contributed significantly to the formation of vaginal . Female genital mutilation applies to all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs whether for cultural or other non-therapeutic reasons.