WRRC Bibliography: Sexuality, International

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This publication is based on a study about the need for interventions that successfully promote the abandonment of FGM/Cutting.

This book highlights the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali, Eritrea, Yemen, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Central African Republic. It gives an understanding of why the practice continues and attitudes regarding FGM. 

L’association permet de coordonner nos efforts pour mieux préserver les archives des associations et des militantes féministes : c’est l’affaire de toutes (et tous) : archivistes, historiennes, sociologues, personnes impliquées dans le mouvement associatif.

Une base de documentation très riche. Liste des signets intéressent: Atelier féministe méditerranéen d'études sur le genre Base de données du Secrétariat général de l'ONU sur la violence contre les femmes Bridge : development gender Centre audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir Condition féminine Canada...

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

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,...

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 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 book documents, primarily, the medical and health facts about FGM. It also considers legislations, human rights declarations and other actors relevant to efforts to combat the practice. 

This booklet highlights the important role of health professionals in Australia in preventing FGM. It also shows Australia’s strategy to prevent the practice of FGM in two parts: through a national education program on FGM, which focuses on health promotion within a community development context...