Reasoning behind the Female Genital Circumcision

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General Purpose: To inform my audience
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about female genital circumcision and why it is practiced. Thesis: Female Genital Circumcision is a cultural procedure that is performed on young girls for a variety of reasons. Members of this culture chose to continue these traditions because they believe they will gain sociological, health and marriage benefits for their daughters, ensuring these young girls a better future is mandatory.

I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter:
How many of you have ever looked at someone and wondered why they dresses or behaved in a certain way?

The reasoning being these choices can differ depending on their background lifestyle. The way we are raised can have a huge impact in the way we behave.

Introduce your topic: For those who are not familiar with FGC, it is a cultural practice that has been around for thousands of years. As defined by the World Health Organization female genitalia circumcision comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.

B. Reason to Listen:
I believe that the members of this culture continue to participate in this procedure because they truly believe in the benefits this practice will bring not only to their families but also to their society. The members of this culture claim that the reasoning…

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