Female Genital Mutilation: Legal, Cultural and Medical Issues

This book discusses the definition and types of FGM and explores the common justifications for the practice, along with rates of incidence in Africa and other continents, global laws, legal issues, rights and religion. Ethical considerations are examined, as are progress and the role of culture. The book concludes with thoughts on the movement from tradition to cultural evolution.

Skaine, Rosemarie
Publisher and location: 
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company