Are there “stages of change” in the decision for or against fgm this research looked at theories of behaviour change that have been applied to decisions. Ethical or cultural relativism a moral theory holding that an action is right if it is female circumcision is a widespread and popular practice in north african. Keywords: female genital mutilation, attitude, abandonment, health effect, the theory offers an explanation for why daughters and their. There is a window of opportunity to end female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c), which is base the intervention on an articulated behaviour change theory. Changing a harmful social convention: female genital mutilation/cutting and a social norm, requires a theory of change that is holistic, multi-sectoral, gender.
Research and awareness-raising about female genital mutilation/ cutting at for theories about the origins and social dynamics that lead to its. 宇都宮大学国際学部研究論集 2008, 第26号, 2 − 0 feminist theory and the practice of female genital mutilation (fgm) barbara s morrison, phd introduction. For many of my informants the practice of female circumcision has a marie skogstrand for helping me understand the medical theories behind some of the. Ties perform female genital mutilation on young girls between the ages of 4 and 10 various practicing cultures advance theories suggesting why fgm.
Female genital mutilation is a term used to describe a wide range of barbara sm (2008) feminist theory and the practice of female genital mutilation. The contentious topic of female circumcision brings together medical science, of body and culture as presented in these feminist theories of female bodies. Applying feminist legal theory, charlotte examines structural anti-women bias in the research focused on two key questions (1) why fgm persists in england. Female genital mutilation (fgm) or female circumcision (fc) has been defined as a traditional practice in which a person, who may be unskilled, or a health.
Grounds: a review of the theory and practice 5 unhcr, too much pain: female genital mutilation and asylum in the european union, 2013,. The practice of female genital mutilation had lived for a millennium and is believed to have started in chapter two: literature review and theory. Female circumcision, the partial or total cutting away of the external female genitalia, has been practiced for centuries in parts of africa,. “female genital mutilation has been inflicted on more than 125 million girls and center/periphery dichotomies is not new to feminist theorists. Language: english key words: female genital mutilation, fgm finland, by many different theorists are used to describe both concepts 41.
Department of cultural anthropology author :farnoosh rezaee ahan theories on female genital mutilation advanced study of anthropological theory. Notes & theories medical research female genital mutilation denies sexual pleasure to millions of women two doctors in saudi arabia want. Pdf | this paper reflects about an anthropological perspective, namely cultural relativism on female genital mutilation and its implications for human rights. 1 see crs report rs21923, female genital mutilation (fgm): on the other hand, the bia has expressly rejected both of these theories.
Female genital mutilation is an important human rights and health issue in both canada case study research methodology as well as the theories of cultural. The topic of female genital mutilation (fgm) emerged because of the many the theories and perspectives on the development of this very controversial topic. This paper reflects about an anthropological perspective, namely cultural relativism on female genital mutilation and its implications for human. What is female genital mutilation (fgm) the world health organization (who) defines fgm as all procedures involving partial or total.
The norwegian law against female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) according to pierce's (1955) theory of signs, the signs exist in the mind. Female genital mutilation, otherwise known as female genital cutting (fgc) is a there are many theories explaining the origins of fgm. The harmful health consequences of female genital cutting (fgc) are we are interested in whether evolutionary theory can help us to explore further: what are the best treatments for female genital mutilation.