Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Female Mulitlation: The Truth Behind the Horrifying Global Practice of Female Genital Mutilation

Authors/Editors

Burrage, Hilary

Publisher(s)

London: New Holland Publishers

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

May 2, 2016, 198 pages

Description of Resource

The numbers of girls and women affected around the world are staggering. Death is not an uncommon outcome. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the partial or complete removal of the external female genitals for cultural rather than medical or religious reasons―its origin is unknown. This book covers this controversial cultural practice that is taking place around the world including in Western countries where it is illegal. (Description from source)

Languages

English

Availability

https://www.amazon.com/Female-Mutilation-Horrifying-Practice-Genital/dp/1742576079/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1484320539&sr=1-1-spell&keywords=Female+Mulitlation