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Investigating masculinities and female genital mutilation in Egypt

Nadia Wassef

Investigating masculinities and female genital mutilation in Egypt

by Nadia Wassef

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Published by National NGO Center for Population and Development in [Cairo] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Nadia Wassef, Abdullah Mansour.
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3644107M
LC Control Number2002460343

  The investigation follows a parliamentary committee report last year recommending that female genital cosmetic surgery be classified as a criminal offence. while female genital mutilation is. According to the Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Global Concern report, which is the most up-to-date compilation of statistics on FGM ever compiled, FGM among teenage girls in Egypt dropped from 97 percent in to 70 percent in Despite what the report called a “fast decline”, UNICEF and UNFPA warned that current progress to tackle FGM in Egypt and .

Female Genital Mutilation began to surface as an issue in Egypt in the ‟s, when most arguments against it were purely from a medical perspective, which stressed the physical health hazards of the practice. Thus, between the s and s, there were stories about the. 5 Mukherjee: Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt (Compared to Burkina.   Wassef, Nadia, and Mansour, Abdallah () Investigating Masculinities and Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt, Cairo: Female Genital Mutilation Task Force. Google Scholar Williams, Lindy, and Sobieszczyk, Teresa () Attitudes Surrounding the Continuation of Female Circumcision in the Sudan: Passing the Tradition to the Next Cited by: 6.

Between and , she spent a total of 32 months of self-motivated, concentrated field research in Sudan, Kenya, and Egypt, studying female genital mutilation (FGM). The geographic area of her most intensive research was northern and central Sudan, where the practices are particularly severe and ubiquitous. Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female practice is found in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and within communities from countries in which FGM is : Africa, Southeast Asia, Middle East, .


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Investigating masculinities and female genital mutilation in Egypt by Nadia Wassef Download PDF EPUB FB2

Egypt’s rank is abysmal because it excludes women from good jobs, especially managerial positions, and only 2% of parliament is female. Abuse of Egyptian females often occurs early in life, with female genital mutilation.

Heidi Morrison Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt () Palgrave Macmillan, London and New York: pp Nefissa Naguib Nurturing Masculinities: Men, Food and Family in Contemporary Egypt () University of Texas Press, Austin TX: pp Female Genital Mutilation.

The Politics of Female Circumcision in Egypt: Gender, Sexuality and the Construction of Identity by. Local Responses to Activism Against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage by.

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Details *. Female Genital mutilation: Egypt in Focus Eur J Forensic Sci Jan - Mar Vol 4 Issue 1 performed on between the age of 4 and 14 years the practice. Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt Nissrin Hoffmann * ABSTRACT Female Genital Mutilation is widely practiced in Egypt as well as in big sections of the African continent.

The tradition of mutilation of the female genital areas has been practiced over the course of many years in the country and has been attributed to being promoted by the File Size: KB.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been practiced in Egypt since antiquity and is therefore deeply rooted culturally [1]. Its prevalence has been estimated at 61% in Lower Egypt and 97% in Upper Egypt [2], [3], [4].Cited by:   The Egyptian parliament in August voted to toughen penalties for female genital mutilation.

(CNN)Egypt has brought into effect an amended law that toughens penalties on those who perform female genital mutilation, a practice that reportedly affects over 90% of Egyptian women, the health ministry announced.

Photos: Turning the tide on female genital mutilation The practice was banned inbut Egypt predicts that more than half of girls in the future will be submitted to FGM.

are supporting the practice in those regions where the practice is going on because it is. part of their tradition that every member of the society is required to practice. Momoh (, 5) states that female genital mutilation is one of the old practices that is.

found among the Hittites, Ethiopians and Egyptians. Female Genital Mutilation, Egypt (World Health Organization,p) (PDF, KB): 97% of Egyptian women have undergone Female Genital Mutilation Egypt outlaws female circumcision (Aljazeera, ): "Egypt has banned all female circumcision, the widely-practised removal of the clitoris.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Debates about FGM in Egypt: before Sponsored link. Quotation: The following is an excerpt from a book by Nawal El Saadawi: "The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World."She is an Egyptian novelist, MD and militant writer on Arab women's problems and their struggle for liberation.

Listopia > Female Genital Mutilation Book Lists. Female Genital Mutilation. 69 books — 11 voters Books About Ayaan Hirsi (Magan) Ali. 3 books — 6 voters Browse By Tag. romance () fiction () young-adult () fantasy () science-fiction ( Female genital mutilation and male circumcision the likelihood and the magnitude of such benefits outside of sub-Saharan Africa is the subject of considerable dispute.

To coincide with the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on 6 February, the anti-FGM organisation, 28 Too Many, in partnership with the Rofayda Hospital Group and Tadwein in Egypt, announced on Wednesday the launch of.

Five years after the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, it is time to evaluate where Egyptian activism has brought the millions of Egyptian girls who are exposed to female circumcision, female tahara (purity), female genital cutting or female genital mutilation (FGM).Cited by: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is practiced in at least 25 countries across Africa, Egypt, Yemen, and among immigrant populations in Western countries (Yoder ).

FGM ranges from symbolic practices, where the clitoris is simply pricked gently with no resulting consequence, to infibulation, suturing, and closing of the Size: KB. This unique book will assist those who care for women and girls who have had, or are at risk of having female genital mutilation.

It focuses on caring for both physical and mental needs of the vulnerable or suffering and maintains an understanding, holistic and objective approach to the current situation.

It contains colour plates, illustrations, photos and graphs. Female genital mutilation is a widespread practice in Egypt. A demographic and health survey found that 91 percent of girls and women aged years had undergone FGM. Female genital mutilation is a widespread practice in Egypt.

A demographic and health survey found that 91 percent of girls and women aged years had undergone FGM. The study also suggested that the practice may be on the decline, with rates among women under age 25 at around 80 percent, compared with women agedamong whom.

The United States is committed to ending female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C). If you believe you are at risk of FGM/C, know of someone at risk of FGM/C, have questions about FGM/C, or have undergone FGM/C and need help or. STATISTICAL PROFILE ON FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION/CUTTING SELECTED STATISTICS ON WOMEN’S STATUS EGYPT of ever-married women years 17% 2% of women years were married or in union before age 15 of women years were married or in union before age 18 7% of women years have given birth by age 18 36% of ever File Size: KB.

A doctor will stand trial for the first time in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation after the death of a year-old girl last year. .Rethinking a Zero Tolerance Approach to “Female Genital Mutilation” Lisa Wade, PhD on Febru I’ve written extensively — not here, but professionally — on the ways in which Americans talk about the female genital cutting practices (FGCs) that .