Note a parent's predicament: theories of relief for deportable parents of children who face female genital mutilation kimberly sowders blizzardt. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is a term encompassing a wide range of surgical procedures that involve the removal or alteration of a woman’s genitalia 1 currently, a well-founded fear of fgm can act as a basis for a successful asylum claim. Female genital mutilation is a cultural and historical practice engrained in the african culture this practice is part of the african rite of passage where a young girl passes on from being a child into being a grown woman.
In this article we shall concentrate on female genital mutilation male circumcision is clearly a muslim tradition although it is not prescribed in the qur'an, it was definitely approved of by the prophet and he was himself circumcised. Female genital mutilation and other harmful practices changing behaviour with regard to female genital mutilation such theories tend to see decision-making about behaviour as a process that involves “stages of change” rather than as a one-time sudden change. Keywords: female genital mutilation, grounded theory, resilience, framework, africa jel classification: i19, z19 1 introduction this paper proposes that a holistic conceptual framework should be adopted by health professionals when dealing with survivors of fgm having undertaken a grounded theory study with fgm survivors.
For theories about the origins and social dynamics that lead to its perpetuation reflecting the work of dedicated particular female genital mutilation, giving the work during this decade a powerful boost forward as stated by berhane ras-work, founding president of the. Female genital mutilation (fgm), sometimes called female circumcision or female genital cutting, is a deep rooted traditional practice that adversely affects the health and well-being of millions of girls and women. Female genital mutilation female genital mutilation a teacher’s guide integrating the prevention and the management of the health complications into the curricula of nursing and midwifery a besides covering theory and principles, they provide step by step guide to assessment, counselling, referral. Situation ethics is a theory based on a principle articulated in the new testament called agape, or universal love agape does not apply to a romantic or 'selfish' idea of love, but a caring and complete ideal that is utterly selfless.
Female genital mutilation—what it is and why it continues 4 female genital mutilation is a violation of human rights 8 female genital mutilation has harmful consequences 11. Female genital mutilation is a classic example of a practice that is proscribed in some cultures, but permitted in others the historian herodotus described the contrasting practices of two cultures towards their dead. Female genital mutilation in contemporary debate female genital mutilation (fgm) or female circumcision is defined by the world health organization (2011, p1) as 'all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.
Two doctors in saudi arabia want to change cultural attitudes to female genital mutilation by gathering evidence of its links to sexual dysfunction. First of all, female genital mutilation is wrong it sends the message that females have no right to enjoy sex, no right to their own bodies it is also terribly dangerous both at the time of surgery and in the childbearing years to come. The term female genital mutilation (fgm) refers to a cultural practice that involves the total or partial cutting, removal, or alteration of the female genitalia for social or cultural, rather reference for genital excision as well as theories around the reasons have proliferated, and the.
Female genital mutilation (fgm) is still a common practice in many countries in africa and the middle east understanding the determinants of fgm can lead to more active interventions to prevent this harmful practice. Female genital mutilation is not wrong for africans people because the practice is in accordance with local tradition, while it is regarded as deeply wrong here in sweden or other european and western countries for being contrary to the western ideal of gender equality. Female circumcision/female genital mutilation in the united states: legislation and its implications for health providers journal of the american medical women’s association , 52(4), 179-180, 187. Genital mutilation/cutting) in ethiopia -social convention theory female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) has been declining across ethiopia for several decades: the 2005 ethiopia demographic and health survey (edhs) found that while 81% for abandoning fgm/c (female genital mutilation/cutting) in ethiopia the effects of social cash.