Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women

Authors/Editors

Walker, Alicia
Parmar, Pratibha

Publisher(s)

Fort Washington, PA: Harvest Books

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women February 1996, 400 pages

Description of Resource

Female genital mutilation is still widely practiced in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. This splices letters, journal entries, photographs, poems and interviews with victims of female circumcision, their families, women who perform clitoridectomies and activists opposed to the practice. Included is medical testimony suggesting that female genital mutilation may contribute to the spread of AIDS. (Description from Source)

Languages

English

Availability

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