Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Female Genital Mutilation: Legal, Cultural and Medical Issues

Authors/Editors

Skaine, Rosemarie

Publisher(s)

Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

September 2005, 321 pages

Description of Resource

This book discusses the definition and types of FGM and explores the common justifications for the practice, along with the incidence in Africa and other continents, global laws, legal issues, rights and religion. Ethical considerations are examined, as are progress and the role of culture. Personal interviews help to expand and enrich the discussion. (Description from Source)

Languages

English

Availability

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