Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Female Genital Cutting in Industrialized Countries

Authors/Editors

Nyangweso, Mary

Publisher(s)

Praeger

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Mutilation or Cultural Tradition? October 20, 2014, 251 pages

Description of Resource

This book examines the practice of female genital mutilation including the origin of the practice, the countries of prevalence, and the current rise of the practice in industrialized countries, and proposes new intervention programs and community-based initiatives that protect the rights of children and women who live with the serious risks and long-term consequences of the practice.

Languages

English

Availability

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