Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899-1940

The chapter of interest is called “Midwifery Training and the Politics of Female Circumcision”. This chapter discusses the training of Sudanese midwives and supervising all midwifery practices for Sudanese medical services. It engages such people about their cultural norms, gender roles and intimate practices – such as childbirth and female circumcision. 

Bell, Heather
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Oxford: Clarendon Press