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Physicians" attitudes towards female circumcision

AМ„maМ„l К»Abd al-HaМ„diМ„

Physicians" attitudes towards female circumcision

by AМ„maМ„l К»Abd al-HaМ„diМ„

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Published by Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies in Garden City, Cairo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt.,
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Female circumcision.,
    • Female circumcision -- Egypt.,
    • Women -- Egypt -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Amal Abdel-Hadi & Siham Abdel-Salam ; translated by Mushira Elgeziri ; revised by Amal Abdel Hadi, Nida Kirmani.
      SeriesWomen initiatives ;, 1, Mubādarāt nisāʼīyah., 1.
      ContributionsʻAbd al-Salām, Sihām., Markaz al-Qāhirah li-Dirāsāt Ḥuqūq al-Insān.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN484 .A2313 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3601374M
      LC Control Number2002333752

      Though the issue of female genital cutting, or circumcision, has become a nexus for debates on cultural relativism, human rights, patriarchal oppression, racism, and Western imperialism, the literature has been separated by diverse fields of study. In contrast, this volume brings together contributors from anthropology, public health, political science, demography, history, and 5/5(2). THE BOOK THAT EXPOSES IT ALL: Circumcision Exposed Rethinking a Medical and The differences of motives behind male and female circumcision. c) Differences concerning the nature and consequences of the procedure Analysis of the respondents’ attitudes towards circumcision. A) The traditional feminist attitude (female chauvinism).

      On the contrary, it is the tolerant or positive attitude towards male circumcision and the rarity of female circumcision in western societies which promote the illusion that the operation is necessarily more sexually disabling, and without benefit to . ISBN isbn Library Edition ISBN isbn Paperback WORK ID: A Strategy for Eradication African women have begun in recent years to research and campaign against the practice of female circumcision. Dr. Koso-Thomas shows that female circumcision is not confined to the Horn of Africa or the .

      Data were captured and analysed using SPSS version Results: A response rate of % and a mean knowledge score of % with relatively positive attitudes () were obtained; % of the respondents felt that promoting male circumcision is appropriate, with all Muslim students (n. Male Circumcision: A Gender Perspective. Joseph Zoske Journal of Men's Studies, p. , vol. 6, no. 2, Winter ()NOTE: Links with a right-facing blue arrow will take you off this site. The practice of routine medical circumcision of newborn male infants remains the norm in the United States, occurring to more than one million baby boys annually.


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