Clearinghouse Resource

Title

FC? FGC? FGM?: To Those Who Experience It, the Term Is Insignificant. The Suffering Is Not

Authors/Editors

Bedri, Rana

Publisher(s)

Arlington, VA: Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Bridges for Cross-Cultural Understanding 4 3, April-May 2002, 5-7 pages

Description of Resource

Posits that the terms female circumcision, female genital cutting, and female genital mutilation all describe procedures routed in myth and misconception that result in continual suffering and often death and examines prevalence and the need for legal prohibitions and cultural sensitivity.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.brycs.org/documents/upload/genitalmutilation.pdf