WRRC Bibliography: Sexuality

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This survey assesses the knowledge, attitudes and practices with regards to female genital mutilation (FGM) among gynaecologists in Flanders, Belgium. The survey revealed gaps in the knowledge of FGM and the provision of care by Flemish gynaecologists to women who had been mutilated.

A reference material on FGM and the legal provisions under the Ethiopian Law. It also takes a general look at Women’s through a constitutional perspective. 

Using the example of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), this article gives consideration to the relative importance of local constituencies versus international normative influences in treating national policies, and highlights the occurrence of anti-FGM legislation in countries.

This article is on the prominence of FGM in sub-Saharan Africa. It also focuses on the practice within Muslim majority contexts and the so-called Muslim justifications for the practice. The review looks at countries such as Oman, South Yemen, Libya, Southern Algeria, and Lebanon.

This blog post discusses the nature of veiling within a patriarchal context of control over female bodies. The issue of obligatory veiling as policy in some states, as well as the desire for women to have the freedom to choose their outfit without the menace of legal dress being a hindrance, is...

This is material from a Regional Workshop on FGM, which focuses on challenges and opportunities for legal interventions in Africa. It looks at the current policies and laws against FGM, as well as international human rights treaties and protocol. 

The thesis tries to explain the Practice of FGM in the context of culture and how it is used to control female sexuality. It brings out belief systems and how the victims of FGM are indoctrinated to embrace patriarchal values etc. 

This is a compilation of resource materials on FGM in various languages, as well as list of organisations/campaigns and various projects on FGM.

This article responds to female genital mutilation with a look at human rights standards and a national education program on FGM (1996-2000). 

This journal deals with intercultural ethics and female genital mutilation, as well as academic discussions of female genital mutilation.