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  • Persuasive Essay On Female Genital Mutilation

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    external parts of the female genitalia. There are three different types of FGM; the first type of FGM is the Sunna Circumcision which is the removal of the tip of the clitoris. The second type is Clitoridectomy which is the removal of the entire clitoris and the adjacent labia. The third type is Infibulation which is the removal of the clitoris and the entire labia including the labia majora and minora. After the removal of the entire labia, the joining of the scraped sides are brought together using thorns

  • Female Genital Mutilation Essay

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    Mutilation Introduction Pain, shame, lack of ability to reproduce. Marie, who suffers from each of these symptoms, is one of the many women from Africa who have suffered from female genital mutilation. When Marie was only two years old, she had her clitoris and labia cut off. Since then, she has moved to New York yet is still suffering from the many consequences you get from female genital mutilation. Female genital mutilation, also known as FGM, is a very common procedure primarily done in Africa for

  • The Importance Of Social Cohesion

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    Australia flourishes in an environment of a variety of cultures. We pertain to the ideas of acceptance and understanding of individuals that have the intention to become apart of team Australia. But what do we know Australia as? “A community of equal citizens” Abbott declares (The Conversation, 2014). We can all assume that we as individuals idealise a country of equity and equality in all aspects of life, whether it be race, gender, beliefs or political views. In a world where we want fairness

  • The female reproductive system is composed of the breasts and a number of systems in the lower

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    The female reproductive system is composed of the breasts and a number of systems in the lower torso. The ovaries are where a number of crucial things happen. The ovaries are two identical glands that are almond shaped, about one inch in length and located in the pelvic cavity. The ovaries produce the primary female hormones, estrogen and progesterone. As well, the ovaries produce the female gamete or egg. All the rest if the organs related too reproduction are all centred around the eggs that the

  • Female circumcision, also known as Female genital mutilation, or female genital cutting is a custom

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    total removal of the clitoris and, in some cases, only the prepuce. The second type is classified as excision. This is defined as the partial or total removal of the clitoris and the labia minora, with or without excision of the labia majora. The third type is infibulation. This involves the narrowing of the vaginal opening through the creation of a covering seal. The seal is formed by cutting and repositioning the inner, or outer, labia, with or without removal of the clitoris. The adhesion of the

  • Child Marriage Is A Growing Problem

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    Most girls dream of their wedding from a very young age, from meticulously planning each detail to fantasizing about walking down the aisle. But, for many girls across the world, their wedding day is something to dread. In many cases, these girls are forced to marry men much older than themselves, sometimes even by three or four decades. The International Center for Research on Women defines child marriage as, “a formal marriage or informal union before age 18” (np), and although rarely mentioned

  • Essay about Ethics and Relativism

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    Considering the fact that Relativism forsakes “the search for an ethical theory” (Mosser, 2010, p. 50), and states more accurately that “we should recognize that there are no universal or general ethical standards, that one's ethical view is relative to one's culture, society, tradition, religion, worldview, or even one's own individual values” (Mosser, 2010, p. 50), and In light of the fact that Relativists see things in accordance to culture, genders, religion, and so on; they appear “to allow

  • Reasoning behind the Female Genital Circumcision

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    Topic: FGC-Reasoning behind the Female genital circumcision. 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

  • Essay about Female Genital Mutilation

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    Female Genital Mutilation: Barbaric Custom or Cultural Rite “I was shaking out of my skin with fear. I sat at Netsent’s head so she couldn’t cry out. The circumciser began to cut with a razor blade. She cut everything: the clitoris, the inner and outer labia. There was so much blood!” This is an excerpt from an article that appeared in Marie Claire in April 2003. The speaker is a girl by the name of Genet Girma, an Ethiopian, describing the conditions under which her sister Netsent was forced to

  • Implications of Female Genital Mutilation in Developing Societies

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    According to WHO, female genital mutilation (also referred to as female genital circumcision) includes all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons (World Health Organization [WHO], 2011, para. 2). The practice is mostly carried out by traditional circumcisers, who often play other central roles in communities, such as attending childbirths. FGM is usually carried out on minors, from a