Female Genital Mutilation: A Practical Guide to Worldwide Laws & Policies

This book opens with a description of female circumcision/female genital mutilation, its history and its health consequences. The authors look at the reasons used to justify controlling women's sexuality, tradition, interpretation of religious dictates and present a history of the movement working to combat it.

Rahman, Anika and Nahid Toubia
Publisher and location: 
Zed Books: New York