Female Genital Mutilation Essays
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Female genital mutilation cutting (FGMC) in Dodoma Region Research titles. Assessment of prevalence of female genital mutilation cutting in Dodoma Region. Assessment of factors influencing female genital mutilation cutting in Dodoma Region. Assessment of the impact of female genital mutilation cutting in the Dodoma Region. Title objectives. Assessment of the factors influencing female genital mutilation cutting in the Dodoma Region The broad objective of the study. To assess the factors that influence the female genital mutilation practice in the Dodoma...
Picture yourself as a girl or young woman, tied up to stop you from resisting, as respected adults wound your body with a sharp instrument. This is an act of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The removal of a female’s potential for promiscuity is one given reason for this act, but children and young adults upon whom this violent act is perpetrated lose much more. Their right to a fulfilling sexual life is removed as their basic rights are lacerated. FGM,...
“Culture must not be accorded the status of a metanorm which trumps rights”, – Philip Alston, ‘The Best Interests Principle: Towards a Reconciliation of Culture and Human Rights’. The legal approach towards cultural practice in the name of preserving cultural pluralism has so far been in congruence within the relevant social understandings of the cultures within which they are practiced. The respective morality of these practices has been left for the sole discretion of dominant and prevalent notion of a...