Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Female Genital Mutilation: Proposals for Change

Authors/Editors

Dorkenoo, Efua
Elworthy, Scilla

Publisher(s)

London, England: Minority Rights Group

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

1992, 43 pages

Description of Resource

This report describes the prevalence of female genital mutilation and recommends changes to end this practice around the world. The report details the history of female genital mutilation and contemporary practices, the types of mutilation and when it occurs, motives and functions of such mutilation, the short- and long-term physical complications, and the psychological consequences.

Languages

English

Availability

This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.