WRRC Bibliography: Sexuality

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An information material on the types of FGM practised in Ethiopia, its prevalence and severe forms found among both Ethiopian and Somali societies.

C’est centre avec pour objectifs de sensibiliser les femmes sur leurs droits fondamentaux, organiser des sessions de formation, élargir le réseau d’action et de solidarité
CEWLA est un organisme communautaire créé en 1995 dans le but de fournir un appui à l'autorité juridique de la femme égyptienne dans la Constitution et les lois égyptiennes et les conventions internationales.

This book provides a thorough history and interpretation of circumcision, covering everything from its pre-biblical roots to the scientific debate.  It gives voice to all sides:  those tending to view the uncircumcised as "lacking culture, manners, intelligence, and, in a word,...

Egalite Maintenant a été fondée en 1992 afin de travailler pour la protection et la promotion des droits humains de la femme dans le monde entier. Travaillant avec des associations nationales pour les droits humains et avec des activistes individuels, Egalite Maintenant documente la violence et...

This book focuses on the worldwide abuse of the female body, whether culturally sanctioned, aesthetically inspired, or politically motivated. There is also special attention paid to African women, colonial discourse and imperialist intervention in the name of addressing FGM in Africa. 

This is a material on the reclassification of FGM: the Local to Global Nature of the practice. It looks at the misunderstanding, confusion, and controversy over the complex dimensions of FGM that remain unresolved.

This book explores the various forms of FGM practice, as well as the terminologies and issues reinforcing the practice in Africa. It also includes the testimony of an ex-circumciser from The Gambia. It explores the rituals associated with the practice in the local context, as well as age and...

This study showcases the effects of FGM among Somalis both in Kenya and in Somalia, and how practices such as infibulations impact women’s health. Furthermore, the authors discuss health facilities’ ill equipment to support women suffering from complications of FGM. 

This site gives detailed information on the prevalence of Female Mutilation in Africa through various surveys in individual countries. It also provides a map to show countries practising FGM in Africa.