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  • Infibulation Ethiopia 90 Clitoridectomy Excision
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    Introduction: Worldwide, an estimated 130 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation. At least two million women a year are "at risk" of undergoing some form of the procedure. These numbers equal out to approximately 6,000 women at risk per day. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Female Genital Mutilation as all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs whether for cultural or other n...
  • Practice Of Fgm
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    FGM: Female Genital Mutilation Female genital mutilation has been practiced in country's around the world for thousands of years, and will continue to be practiced, until those that practice it decide to stop. Many people who live in country's that are more industrialized, like the. S.A., tend to think that no ones believes on right and wrong is correct, except their own. That is what comes up in conversation about FGM. Personally, I am not pro-FGM when it comes to its practice. However, I belie...
  • Girl Fgm
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    As you are reading this article, there are between eight and ten million women and girls in the Middle East and in Africa who are at risk of undergoing one form or another of genital cutting. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), also known as female circumcision, or female genital cutting, has been practiced for several thousand years in almost 30 African and Middle Eastern nations. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates between 100 and 132 million women and girls worldwide have been subjecte...
  • Website Offers The Basic Information On Fgm
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    The horror of female genital mutilation is a global issue, and it is also one surprising foreign to Americans although an estimated ten thousand girls in the United States are currently at risk of this operation (Sarkis par. 1). This is a cultural practice that is both unethical and incredibly detrimental to its victims besides obviously being in direct violation of basic human rights. In order to attain a broader view of this issue the following will be examined: basic information about this pr...
  • Practice Of Fgm
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    Female Genital Mutilation: Barbaric Custom or Cultural Rite"I was shaking out of my skin with fear. I sat at Netsent's head so she couldn't cry out. The circumcise r began to cut with a razor blade. She cut everything: the clitoris, the inner and outer labia. There was so much blood!" This is an excerpt from an article that appeared in Marie Claire in April 2003. The speaker is a girl by the name of Genet Girma, an Ethiopian, describing the conditions under which her sister Netsent was forced to...
  • Female Genital Mutilation Imagine A Young Girl
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    Female Genital Mutilation Imagine a young girl; the harsh African sun is kissing her bronzed skin. The warm golden sand tickles her petite and tattered feet. The immense gold earrings she wears beats against her slender neck. Her stature is of a queen, yet she walks to an uncertain death. She stands in front of a small hut, or a tent. She glances back and sees the majestic sun that had once kissed her neck now set and somewhat leave her abandoned. She exists alone in front of that diminutive hut...
  • Very Popular Procedure
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    The process of female genital mutilation (FGM) or female circumcision is served as a ritual practice in African countries and cultures, yet doctors are faced with an issue of illegality and immorality when African immigrants want these procedures performed here in the US. Ever since the beginning of religion, Jews, Muslims, and Christians have practiced male circumcision. This practice was scene as both sanitary, holy, and if done properly, harmless. This practice became so popular that civiliza...
  • Continued Practice Of Fgm
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    OUTLINE Thesis Statement: The continued underground practice of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) must be stopped in order to protect women throughout the world from a useless, unnecessary procedure that has been supported by male dominating societies as a means of control, at the expense, and lives, of women. I. Millions of girls and women have been mutilated by the practice of FGM A. Model Waris Dirie shares her story of FGM and the consequences it has had on her life. B. At age five, she underw...
  • Practice Female Genital Mutilation
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    Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a process of removing part, or all female genitalia. There are different types of FGM, such as the removal of clitoris, which is called clitoridectomy and is the most common type of FGM, removal of labia minora and labia majora in order to create a pink surfaces that later will be stitched together in order to create a cover over the vagina. All that remains from regular female genitalia after this surgery is the tiny hole, through which menstrual blood and uri...

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